Simple Lemon Meringue Pie
|9 inch baked pie shell||1|
|Granulated sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Egg yolks||3 , beaten|
|Low calorie margarine||1 Teaspoon|
|Lemon peel||1 Teaspoon, grated|
|Lemon juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine sugar replacement, cornstarch, salt, and water in a heavy saucepan.
Stir to blend.
Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is clear and thickened.
Remove from heat.
Stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks; then return to saucepan.
Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes longer.
Remove from heat and stir in margarine, lemon peel, and lemon juice.
Transfer to baked pie shell.
Top with Three Egg-Whites Meringue, sealing edges.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 7 to 10 minutes or until peaks begin to brown.