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Lemon Cream Pie (Diabetic)

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Category: Low Calorie, Pies

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------CRUST-----------------------------------
  • 1 c Flour, all purpose
  • 1/4 c Diet margarine
  • 3 tb -Cold water


3 Egg yolks
1 tb Cornstarch
1 Unflavored gelatin;envelope
3/4 c Lemon juice
3/4 c -Boiling water
1 tb Lemon rind;grated
1 tb Diet margarine
Sugar substitute;*
-Equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar

2 Egg whites
1 Low calorie whipped topping;
- 1 packet
1/2 c Skim milk
1 Lemon; thinly sliced

* 1/2 cup sugar = 12 packets MOST sugar substitute, where 1 packet = 2 tsp
sugar. "Bulk" sugar substitute usually is 1 tsp = 1 tsp sugar, most liquid
sugar substitute are sweeter; with 1/2 tsp = 1 tsp sugar CHECK THE PACKAGE
LABEL BEFORE MEASURING: CRUST: In food processor , combine flour and
margarine; process with on-off motion till coarse crumbs. Add water and
blend until mixture forms a ball. Roll out on a floured surface to 12 inch
circle, line 9 inch pie plate. Trim edges. Cover pastry with 9 inch circle
of waxed paper; prick holes through paper and pastry with fork. Weigh down
with dried beans or rice; bake in 350F oven 10 minutes. Remove beans and
paper; bake 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool. CUSTARD:
In food processor or blender, blend egg yolks, cornstarch, gelatin and
lemon juice; add boiling water and blend thoroughly. Blend in lemon rind
and margarine. Pour in small pan and heat to boiling, stirring constantly,
until thickened. Let cool; slightly; stir in sweetener. Pour in pie crust.
Chill for 2 hours. TOPPING: In bowl, beat egg whites until stiff, but not
dry, peaks forms. Prepare whipped topping according to package directions,
substituting milk for water. Gently fold in egg whites. Spread over chilled
custard. Garnish with lemon slices. Serve immediately. SERVES: 8 FOOD
of recipe 1/2 Protein choice 1 Starchy choice 1/2 Fruits & Vegetables
Choice 1 1/2 Fats & Oils Choice

19 g carbohydrate 5 g protein 8 g total fat 172 calories

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