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Traditional Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Baked 9 inch pie shell 1
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Sweetened condensed milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine lemon juice and grated lemon rind; gradually stir into condensed milk.
Add egg yolks and stir until well blended.
Pour into cooled pastry shell.
Add cream of tartar to egg whites; beat until almost stiff enough to hold peaks.
Add sugar gradually, beating until stiff but not dry.
Pile lightly on pie filling.
Bake at 325°F until lightly browned, about 15 minutes.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party

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