Best Ever Lemon Meringue Pie

Recipe by Olha7397
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cups water and 1/2 tsp.
  • salt in saucepan; heat to boiling.
  • Mix cornstarch and 1/3 cup water to make smooth paste.
  • Gradually add to boiling mixture, stirring constantly.
  • Cook until thick and clear.
  • REMOVE FROM HEAT.
  • Beat together egg yolks and lemon juice; stir into mixture.
  • Return to heat.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles again.
  • REMOVE FROM HEAT.
  • Stir in butter and lemon rind.
  • Cover; COOL TO LUKEWARM.
  • Combine egg whites and 1/4 tsp.
  • salt in bowl; beat until frothy.
  • Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating until thick and glossy peaks form.
  • STIR 2 rounded tablespoonfuls of meringue into lukewarm FILLING.
  • Pour into BAKED pie shell.
  • Top with remaining meringue, spreading evenly.
  • Bake in 325 F.
  • oven 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Makes 6 to 8 servings.
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