Fresh Lemon Meringue Pie

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by 4-H Mom

My husband loves this pie, he requests this all the time.

Top Review by whgrundmann

I made this pie and it was just perfection. I could kiss my husband for planting a Meyer lemon tree just outside my kitchen door. It only took one of those huge babies to make this delicious gem. It was so good that I just printed out the recipe to mail to a friend who is anxious to make it a part of her go-to recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, cornstarch and salt. Gradually blend in cold water and lemon juice. Stir in egg yolks. Add butter and boiling water. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium and boil 1 minute. Remove from heat, stir in lemon peel and food coloring. Pour into baked pie crust. Top with meringue.
  2. Meringue - In a large bowl with electric mixer, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.

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