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    Lemon Meringue Pie

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 45 mins

    30 mins

    1 hr 15 mins

    Lainey6605's Note:

    A delicious pie. Recipe is from Woman's Day. Prep time does not include chilling time.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Pastry

    Filling

    Meringue

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pastry: In food processor, pulse flour with butter and shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
    2. 2
      With motor running, add lemon juice, then water, 1 T at a time, just until dough leaves sides of bowl.
    3. 3
      Remove blade, then dough.
    4. 4
      Gather dough into a ball, press into disk.
    5. 5
      Wrap with wax paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to roll out.
    6. 6
      Heat oven to 425 degrees.
    7. 7
      You'll need a 9-inch pie plate.
    8. 8
      Roll out dough on lightly floured surface or between 2 sheets of wax paper to 12-inch circle.
    9. 9
      Fit dough into pie plate, pressing gently onto bottom and up sides; crimp edge and freeze 15 minutes.
    10. 10
      Bake 20-22 minutes or until golden.
    11. 11
      Remove pie plate to wire rack, cool while making filling.
    12. 12
      Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees.
    13. 13
      Filling: Whisk sugar and cornstarch in a 2-quart saucepan.
    14. 14
      Whisk in egg yolks and lemon juice until smooth.
    15. 15
      Stir in water, continue stirring until mixture comes to a full boil.
    16. 16
      Boil about 1 minute, stirring constantly, until filling is translucent and thick.
    17. 17
      Remove from heat.
    18. 18
      Add butter and lemon zest, stirring until butter melts.
    19. 19
      Pour hot filling into baked pie shell.
    20. 20
      Meringue: Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in a medium bowl with electric mixer on medium-high speed until soft peaks form when beaters are lifted.
    21. 21
      Gradually beat in sugar, 1 T at a time, beating well after each addition until sugar dissolves.
    22. 22
      Beat 2 minutes longer or until stiff peaks form when beaters are lifted.
    23. 23
      Spoon meringue around edge of filling; spread to edge of crust to seal.
    24. 24
      Spoon remaining meringue in center, spread and swirl with back of teaspoon to cover filling evenly.
    25. 25
      Bake 20 minutes or until meringue is browned and an instant-read thermometer inserted in center of meringue registers 160 degrees.
    26. 26
      Cool completely on a wire rack, then refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 8 hours.
    27. 27
      To serve, cut with a long blade knife dipped in cold water.
    28. 28
      You can make pastry a day ahead.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Meringue Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (178 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 350.8
     
    Calories from Fat 86
    24%
    Total Fat 9.6 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 5.4 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 123.9 mg
    41%
    Sodium 84.9 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 62.5 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 44.3 g
    177%
    Protein 4.9 g
    9%

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