Fresh Lemon Meringue Pie

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Sunkist Growers

When you're in the mood for lemon meringue pie, try this classic... it's the real thing!

Top Review by Chef Linda of Louis

This is a GREAT tasting and beautiful pie! I made 2 for the restaurant where I work last night. I sliced them, and every piece sold in an hour! I made 4 more tonight....:-) Make sure you make the meringue after the filling is complete and on the crusts or it will fall(I didn't use tartar).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, thoroughly combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt.
  2. Gradually blend in the cold water and lemon juice.
  3. Stir in the egg yolks.
  4. Add the butter and boiling water.
  5. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.
  6. Reduce heat to medium and boil for 1 minute.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in the lemon peel and food coloring.
  8. Pour into baked pie crust.
  9. Top with Three-Egg Meringue, sealing well at edges.
  10. Bake at 350>o F for 12 to 15 minutes.
  11. Cool for 2 hours before serving.
  12. THREE-EGG MERINGUE: In a bowl, with an electric mixer, beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until foamy.
  13. Gradually add the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.

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