Simply Sweet Lemon Meringue Pie

Recipe by Marie
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 3
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1 12
    cups water
  • 2
    large lemons, juice of
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 4
    egg yolks, beaten
  • 4
    egg whites
  • 6
    tablespoons sugar
  • 1
    9-inch baked pie crust
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium saucepan, whisk together 1 c sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt.
  • Stir in water and lemon juice.
  • Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil.
  • Stir in butter.
  • Place egg yolks in a small bowl and gradually whisk in 1/2 cup of the hot mixture.
  • Whisk egg yolk mixture back into remaining sugar mixture.
  • Bring to a boil and continue to cook, stirring constantly until thick.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Let cool slightly then pour into baked pie crust.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • For meringue, whip 4 egg whites until foamy.
  • Add 6 T sugar gradually and continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread meringue over pie, sealing edges at the crust.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until meringue is golden brown.
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