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"I ADORE Lemon Meringue Pie and have made it frequently since discovering it. The texture of the meringue still continues to amaze me, i can't help eating it straight from the beater! I must try the lime substitution as mentioned by the member below this :D"- avril-2408
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For the filling, combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a nonreactive saucepan. Gradually add the water and lemon juice, stirring to make a smooth mixture. Over medium-high heat, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, still stirring, as it turns thick and clear, then remove from the heat. Pour half the hot- mixture into the yolks, stirring constantly, then pour the mixture back into the pan, stirring to keep the eggs from scrambling. Cook over low heat, stirring, a few minutes more. Stir in the butter and lemon zest. Pour the lemon mixture into the baked pie shell and smooth with a spatula. Preheat the oven to 350F. To make the meringue, beat the egg whites in a large clean bowl with the cream of tartar. When they make soft peaks, gradually add the sugar and continue until the meringue becomes stiff and glossy and the sugar crystals are dissolved (rub a little between your fingers to feel). Spoon the meringue over the lemon filling, making sure the edges are covered and sealed (otherwise the filling will bubble out). Smooth the meringue, then make peaks (or whatever design you wish) with the back of a spoon. Bake until the surface is lightly browned, about 12 minutes. Cool before serving; refrigerate if not serving right away. NOTES : This is the old American favorite without any gussying up. Recipe by: A Feast Of Fruits Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 591 by "Marie Smith"
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nalisceo 3 weeks ago
elaineg1113 2 months agoThis was my first time making a Lemon Meringue Pie..I followed the directions to a T and it came it soupy..can anyone tell me what I may have done wrong?
donnalr 2 months agoVery good. Set up perfectly. Would make it again.
rickgoranson 3 months agoI have never made Lemon Meringue Pie before and it turned out excellent. It was very easy too !!!
Gwilbet 3 months agoI live in north wales and cannot find cornstarch. Can anyone please advise me where to buy this from? Recipe sounds great cannot wait to try
clga 5 months ago
vodafoneuk 9 months agofirst class
Rred321 11 month agoGood consistency, however VERY sugary. I recommend reducing the sugar in the filling by 1/2 or 1/3. Also, just a little bit less lemon juice would also be good.
brettnleosmom 11 month agoMy husband LOVED this pie. Thanks for the great recipe!
jerkyanne 11 month agoSuper easy and a delicious strong lemon flavor.
Wolfen87 1 year agoI can't wait to try this recipe!
Mzkobi 1 year ago
skroseberg 1 year agoExcellent recipe. I went without the lemon zest and received high marks for this one.
Beezlewoof 1 year agoI doubled this recipe and used a 9-inch pie pan. This is a great recipe!
GNSnyder 1 year agoStraight forward and a great classic.
Caro23880 1 year agoLove it!!!!
marilyngraham 1 year agoTip: add lemon zest along with the juice. Really adds flavor. Zest 1 lemon if you want mote zest do 2 lemons.
JRUNNION 1 year agoGreat pie! It had great lemon flavor and the filling held together nicely. (Not soupy)
ShefSeth 2 years agoAgreed with luvbears, I've made it before also, thanks.
luvbears77 2 years agoI have made this before and honestly it is wonderful. It is super easy and can be made quickly with kids to boot!!