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Tasty Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Hot water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baked 9 inch pie shell 1
  Egg whites 3
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine cornstarch, 1 1/4 cups sugar, and the salt in a medium saucepan.
Gradually stir in hot water.
Bring to a boil over high heat.
Then reduce heat and cook until thick and clear about 10 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Stir several spoonfuls of the hot mixture into the egg yolks and mix well.
Pour back into saucepan.
Bring to a boil.
Then reduce heat and cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Stir in butter and lemon rind.
Gradually add lemon juice.
Cool 5 minutes; then pour into pie shell.
Beat egg whites until foamy throughout.
Add 6 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating after each addition until blended.
Continue beating until mixture stands in stiff peaks.
Pile on filling and spread to edge of pie crust.
Bake in a hot oven (425°F) 5 to 10 minutes, or until delicately browned.
Cool thoroughly at least 4 hours.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1888 Calories from Fat 738

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.6%

Saturated Fat 34.4 g172%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 587.5 mg195.8%

Sodium 1266.9 mg52.8%

Total Carbohydrates 268 g89.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.3%

Sugars 94.1 g

Protein 24 g48.8%

Vitamin A 21.1% Vitamin C 115%

Calcium 12.7% Iron 22.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tasty Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe