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Lemon Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Water, boiling
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/2 Lemon, grated rind of
  • 1 Lemon, juice of
  • 2 Egg, separated
  • 1 tb Butter
  • *pastry
  • 3 tb Powdered sugar


Mix the cornstarch and sugar together and slowly add the boiling water,
stirring constantly. Cook until mixture thickens. Remove from the fire and
add the beaten egg yolks and butter, lemon rind and juice. Cook about 1
minute. Line one large deep pie pan with pastry, prick the bottom with a
fork and bake at 450-F for 20 minutes. Remove from fire and fill with the
cooled lemon filling. Beat the egg whites, gradually adding about 3 Tbsp
powdered sugar when soft peaks form. Continue beating until stiff peaks
form. Spread meringue on pie. Cover pie and return to the oven, reduce heat
to 325-F and brown the meringue.

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