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Lemon Meringue Pie

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This Lemon Meringue Pie is a incredibly tasty dish to make and serve. I am sure you may run out of adjectives to rate this Lemon Meringue Pie once you it is made and tasted. So just go ahead and give it a try!
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pastry shell 1 , baked
  Meringue 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In top of .double boiler combine sugar, salt, cornstarch, and boiling water cook until smooth and thick, stirring constantly.
Cover and cook 15 minutes.
Beat egg yolks pour hot mixture over them, blend, and cook 5 minutes longer.
Just before removing from heat, add butter, lemon rind, and lemon juice, mix well, and cool Pour into baked pastry shell, top with meringue, and bakevin slow oven (325 F.) 15 minutes or until browned.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2430 Calories from Fat 358

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 116 g177.9%

Saturated Fat 23.3 g116.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 402.4 mg134.1%

Sodium 645.3 mg26.9%

Total Carbohydrates 337 g112.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.4%

Sugars 181.6 g

Protein 32 g63.8%

Vitamin A 16.6% Vitamin C 94.6%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 6.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe