Shamrock Pie

Recipe by Baby Chevelle
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 14
  • 1 12
    cups water
  • 3
    egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 14
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 1 12
    teaspoons lemon peel, grated
  • 5 -6
    drops green food coloring
  • 1
    pastry shells, baked (9inches)
  • MERINGUE
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 13
    cup sugar

DIRECTIONS

  • Combine sugar, cornstarch and water in a saucepan;stir until smooth.Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Stir a small amount into yolks; return all to the pan.
  • Cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice, butter, lemon peel and food coloring until smooth.
  • Pour into crust.
  • MERINGUE.
  • Beat egg whites until foamy.
  • Gradually add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread over hot filling, sealing to the edges.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool.