Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe was my mom's mom's recipe for lemon meringue pie. It is my favorite pie...I even make it sometimes without the meringue.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bake pie crust according to directions on box.
  2. Mix cornstarch, sugar, salt in saucepan.
  3. Add hot water and heat over high heat stirring constantly for about 6 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and add egg yolks, stirring constantly.
  5. Put back on stove on low for about 4-6 minutes or until thick.
  6. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and butter.
  7. Let cool completely before adding to baked pie crust.
  8. Beat eggs whites until stiff. Add 1/2 cup sugar.
  9. Put meringue over the lemon filling in the pie crust.
  10. Broil on low until meringue is lightly browned.