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Mom's Lemon Meringue Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/4 c Water
  • 1/2 c Lemon juice
  • 10 3/4 ts Equal "Measure" -or-
  • 36 Packets Equal sweetener
  • 1/3 c Plus
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 1 ts Finely grated lemon peel
  • -(optional)
  • 2 tb Margarine
  • 1 -(up to)
  • 2 dr Yellow food coloring
  • -(optional)
  • 1 Baked 9-inch pie shell or
  • -baked "reduced-fat pie
  • -pastry" (see recipe)


3 Egg whites
1/4 ts Cream of tartar
3 1/2 ts Equal "Measure" -or-
12 Packets Equal sweetener

Prepare 9-inch pie shell or Reduced-Fat Pie Pastry.

Mix water, lemon jhuice, 10-3/4 tsp. Equal Measure, and cornstarch in
medium saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring
constantly; boil and stir 1 minute. Beat eggs and 2 egg whites in small
bowl; stir in about 1/2 the hot cornstarch mixture. Stir this egg mixture
into remaining cornstarch mixture in saucepan; cook and stir over low heat
1 minute. Remove from heat; add margarine, stirring until melted. Stir in
food coloring and lemon peel. Pour mixture into baked pie shell.

Meringue: Beat 3 egg whites in medium bowl until foamy; add cream of
tartar nad beat to soft peaks. Gradually beat in 3-1/2 tsp. Equal Measure,
beating to stiff peaks. Spread meringue over hot lemon filling, carefully
sealing edge of crust to prevent shrinking or weeping.

Bake pie in preheated 425ø oven until meringue is browned, about 5
minutes. Cool completely on wire rack before cutting.

Makes 8 servings, 50% calorie reduction from traditional recipe. Per
serving: 233 calories, 6 g protein, 29 g carbohydrate, 10 g fat, 53 mg
cholesterol, 223 mg sodium.




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