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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1624 Calories from Fat 304

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.4%

Saturated Fat 15 g75.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 666.7 mg222.2%

Sodium 816.9 mg34%

Total Carbohydrates 318 g105.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.9%

Sugars 242.6 g

Protein 20 g40.9%

Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 59%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 19.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lime Meringue Pie Recipe