Fast Microwave Lemon Meringue Pie

Total Time
5 mins
9 mins

Once I tried this micro version of making my lemon pie filling I never went back to the old stove top method. Fast, clean and no one can tell the difference.

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  1. In microwavable bowl add sugar minus 6 Tablespoons for meringue, cornstarch, salt, water.
  2. Stir and micro on high for 5 minutes till transparent stirring once.
  3. Temper egg yolks by mixing a bit of hot mixture with them.
  4. Add lemon juice and rind.
  5. Add to hot mixture and stir.
  6. Cook 3 minutes on 70% power.
  7. Add butter and pour into pie crust.
  8. Cool.
  9. In food processor beat 3 egg whites with 6 Tablespoons of sugar adding gradually.
  10. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and bake at 350°F until golden.