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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
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"
megamco 4 months agoThe instructions were easy to follow and people really like it. The only thing I would add is that the topping tastes too much like egg. Any ideas?
eddyspaghetti 7 months agoThe best lemon meringue I ever made!
nalisceo 8 months ago
elaineg1113 10 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 10 months agoVery good. Set up perfectly. Would make it again.
rickgoranson 11 month agoI have never made Lemon Meringue Pie before and it turned out excellent. It was very easy too !!!
Gwilbet 11 month 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 1 year ago
vodafoneuk 1 year agofirst class
Rred321 1 year 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.