Real Lemon Meringue Pie

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
30 mins
1 hr

The taste is so much better made from scratch. My mom's recipe.

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  1. Mix first 7 ingredients in saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  2. Pour filling into 9 inch pie shell, that has been baked and thouroughly cool.
  3. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form.
  4. Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  5. Put over hot filling, making sure meringue seals edges of pie.
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Let cool at room temperature for 2-3 hours.