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Lemon Meringue Pie

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  9 inch baked pie shell 1
  Granulated fructose 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4 , slightly beaten
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine 3 Teaspoon
  Grated fresh lemon peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  Salt 1 Dash
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Combine fructose, the 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) water, and salt in a medium-size, heavy saucepan.
Heat to boiling.
Combine cornstarch and the 1/4 cup (60 mL) cold water, stirring to blend thoroughly.
Add to boiling mixture, stirring constantly.
Cook and stir until mixture is clear and thickened.
Remove from heat.
Beat egg yolks and lemonjuice together.
Slowly stir into hot mixture.
Return to heat and cook until mixture begins to boil.
Stir in margarine and lemon peel.
Cover and cool to room temperature.
Beat egg whites and salt together until soft peaks form.
Gradually add sugar replacement.
Beat just until peaks are stiff.
Pour lemon mixture into pie shell.
Top with egg whites, sealing edges.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) until peaks begin to brown.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2410 Calories from Fat 704

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g124.5%

Saturated Fat 26.7 g133.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 740.3 mg246.8%

Sodium 1750 mg72.9%

Total Carbohydrates 396 g131.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7%

Sugars 121.4 g

Protein 30 g60.6%

Vitamin A 28.8% Vitamin C 51.6%

Calcium 86.3% Iron 12.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe