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Special Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Lemon 1 (Use Juice And Grated Rind)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄4 Tablespoon (Heaping)
  8 inch baked pie shell 1
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1.
Put the lemon juice and rind, water, and 3/4 cup of the sugar in a small saucepan and boil a few minutes.
2.
Beat the egg yolks well, stir in the cornstarch, and gradually blend in the lemon syrup.
Cook until thick and smooth.
3.
Cool the filling and then fold in 2 of the egg whites beaten until stiff but not dry.
Spread in the pie shell.
4.
Beat the remaining 2 egg whites until stiff but not dry and gradually beat in the remaining 14 cup of sugar.
Stir in the vanilla and spread the meringue on top of the pie.
Bake 15 minutes in a slow oven, 275°, or until delicately browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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