Fresh Lemon Meringue Pie

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a saucepan, thoroughly combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt.
  • Gradually blend in the cold water and lemon juice.
  • Stir in the egg yolks.
  • Add the butter and boiling water.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Reduce heat to medium and boil for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the lemon peel and food coloring.
  • Pour into baked pie crust.
  • Top with Three-Egg Meringue, sealing well at edges.
  • Bake at 350>o F for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Cool for 2 hours before serving.
  • THREE-EGG MERINGUE: In a bowl, with an electric mixer, beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until foamy.
  • Gradually add the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
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