Lime Meringue Pie

Recipe by Diana Adcock
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl add flour and cut in butter until crumbly.
  • Mix in yolks and enough cold water to make a smooth dough.
  • Wrap in plastic and chill for 15 minutes.
  • Roll out and line a pie plate, pre bake in a 400* oven for 15 to 17 minutes.
  • Use weights or rice or beans.
  • Filling-------------------.
  • Combine sugar, cornstarch, water and lime juice in a medium saucepan.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Stir in yolks and butter until well combined.
  • Gradually add boiling water.
  • Bring mixture to a boil.
  • Reduce and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add zest and food coloring if using.
  • Mix well.
  • Turn into the cooled pie shell.
  • For Meringue------------------------èÀ.
  • Beat whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Slowly beat in sugar until dissolved.
  • Spoon meringue onto filling.
  • Bake in a 350* oven for 15 minutes or until meringue is light brown.
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