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Lime Meringue Pie

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Here's the Lime Meringue Pie at its very best! A combination of fully hearty ingredients make this Lime Meringue Pie incredibly delicious. Of course, it's surprisingly easy to make!
Ingredients
  Cornstarch 4 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lime rind 2 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 5 Tablespoon
  Baked pie shell 8 Inch
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
Directions

Blend cornstarch, sugar and salt in top of a double boiler.
Stir in water.
Cook over direct heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is very thick and transparent.
Beat egg yolks.
Pour hot mixture slowly over egg yolks and mix well.
Return to double boiler and cook aver hot water 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Stir in butter, lime rind and juice.
Turn into baked pie shell.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Add 6 tablespoons of sugar gradually, beating until mixture stands in peaks.
Pile over pie filling.
Bake in a hot oven (425° F) 5 to 10 minutes.
Makes one 8-inch pie.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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