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Luscious Lemon Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch baked pie shell 1
  Lemon juice 4 Tablespoon
  Water 4 Tablespoon
  Marshmallows 25 , cut in pieces
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), whipped
  Vanilla extract 1 Drop
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Toasted coconut 2 Tablespoon (to garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In top of double boiler, mix together lemon juice, water and marshmallows.
2) Simmer and cook stirring frequently until marshmallows are dissolved completely.

MAKING
3) In a clean bowl, beat the egg yolks until light and fluffy.
4) Pour the marshmallow mixture in the egg yolk mixture.
5) Place the marshmallow mixture, back on double boiler.
6) Simmer, stirring frequently until the marshmallow mixture is thick.
7) Take the marshmallow mixture away from the heat and stir in the lemon rind and allow to cool.

FINALIZING
8) In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites and salt until firm.
9) Lightly fold the egg white mixture in the marshmallow mixture.
10) Spoon the marshmallow mixture in the baked shell.
11) Place the pastry shell in the refrigerator until chill.
12) In a bowl, fold together whipped cream, sugar and vanilla.

SERVING
13) Spoon the cream mixture around the edges of the pie and drege with coconut.
14) Cut in wedges and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on side if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Simmering
Occasion: 
Halloween
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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