Meringue Pie Recipe
Pie Recipe makes the best Lemon Meringue
Pie I have ever tasted. Just be sure to pay
attention to your timing when the Meringue is
browning for best results.
1 1/2 cups sugar
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cups HOT water
slightly beaten egg yolks
tablespoons butter or margarine
teaspoon grated lemon peel
cup lemon juice
9-inch baked pastry shell
Recipe at bottom of page)
In saucepan, mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, cornstarch,
flour and salt.
Gradually add hot water, stirring constantly.
Cook and stir over moderately high neat until
mixture comes to boiling.
Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
Remove from heat.
Stir a moderate amount of the mixture into egg
yolks, then return to hot mixture.
Bring to boiling and cook 2 minutes, stirring
Add butter and lemon peel.
Slowly add lemon juice, mixing well.
Pour into pastry
Spread meringue over filling: seal to edge.
Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until
meringue is golden brown.
Cool before cutting.
Note: For creamier filling, cook and stir first
five ingredients 8 minutes over low heat after
mixture comes to boiling. Blend in egg yolks as
above; cook 4 minutes after mixture boils