Bob Hope's Lemon Meringue Pie

Recipe by Ambervim
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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 1 9" Pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Start with a nicely cooked pie crust.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Mix sugar, cornstarch and water over medium low heat stirring constantly until thick.
  • Stir in the butter until melted.
  • Remove from stove and whisk in the egg yolks, one at a time. Then the lemon juice, salt and lemon peel.
  • Reheat gently on low for 2-3 minutes while stirring. Do NOT boil.
  • Pour into pie shell and cool.
  • Meringue - start with a VERY clean, dry glass bowl and beat the egg whites, salt and cream of tartar to stiff peak on high.
  • Fold in the sugar and vanilla by hand, carefully.
  • Spread over the pie to the edge.
  • Bake 15 minutes until the meringue is lightly browned.
  • Cool to room temp, then refrigerate until time to serve.
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