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Someone requested a recipe for lemon meringue pie. I'm sorry that I don't know who, I was a little quick with the delete finger. Anyway, here is one that I've used for years -- it's my grandma's: Lemon Meringue Pie Filling - 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 Tablespoons flour 3 Tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 cups water dash of salt 3 egg yolks 2 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons lemon zest, finely grated 1/3 cup lemon juice Combine sugar, flour, cornstarch, and dash of salt in a medium saucepan. Gradually stir 1 1/2 cups water. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium high heat til thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat. Beat egg yolks slightly. Gradually stir in 1 cup of the hot filling into the yolks. Return the mixture to the saucepan and bring to a gentle boil. Cook and stir for 2 morn minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter and lemon zest. Gradually stir in lemon juice. Mix well, but gently. Pour hot filling into pre-baked pie crust. Meringue 3 egg whites, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 6 Tablespoons sugar Combine egg whites, vanilla, and cream of tartar and beat at medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and beat on high speed until stiff, glossy peaks form and sugar is completely disolved. Spread meringue over pie filling, being careful to seal to the edge of the crust. Bake in a 350 F oven for 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Chill til serving time. Cheers, Janet +------------------------------@--------------------------------------+ | Janet Morrissey @ "Evil comes in many forms. You have | | "Mostly Harmless" @ to hit it in the nose with the | | @ rolled-up paper of goodness." | | janetm@online.magnus1.com @ -- The Tick | +--- --------------------------@--------------------------------------+

Lemon Meringue Pie


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(posted July 20, 1997)

Someone requested a recipe for
lemon meringue pie. I'm sorry that
I don't know who, I was a little quick with the delete finger. Anyway,
here is one that I've used for years -- it's my grandma's:

Lemon Meringue Pie

Filling -

1 1/2 cups
sugar
3 Tablespoons
flour
3 Tablespoons
cornstarch
1 1/2 cups water
dash of salt
3
egg yolks
2 Tablespoons
butter
2 Tablespoons
lemon zest, finely grated
1/3 cup
lemon juice

Combine sugar, flour, cornstarch, and dash of salt in a medium saucepan.
Gradually stir 1 1/2 cups water. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium high
heat til thickened and bubbly.
Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 more minutes.
Remove from heat.

Beat egg yolks slightly. Gradually stir in 1 cup of the hot filling into the
yolks. Return the mixture to the
saucepan and bring to a gentle boil. Cook
and stir for 2 morn minutes. Remove from heat and stir in
butter and lemon
zest. Gradually stir in lemon juice. Mix well, but gently. Pour hot
filling into pre-
baked pie crust.

Meringue

3
egg whites, at room
temperature
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
1/4 teaspoon
cream of tartar
6 Tablespoons
sugar

Combine egg whites, vanilla, and
cream of tartar and beat at medium speed
until
soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and beat on high speed until
stiff, glossy peaks form and
sugar is completely disolved. Spread meringue
over
pie filling, being careful to seal to the edge of the
crust.

Bake in a 350 F oven for 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Chill til
serving time.

Cheers,
Janet

+------------------------------@--------------------------------------+
| Janet Morrissey @ "Evil comes in many forms. You have |
| "Mostly Harmless" @ to hit it in the
nose with the |
| @ rolled-up paper of goodness." |
| janetm@online.magnus1.com @ -- The Tick |
+--- --------------------------@--------------------------------------+



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from S.H.A.P.E., Belgium wrote:1  0

I'm American but I live in Belgium on a base. Excellent Recipe!!! My favorite. =o)
5 starsMay 13, 2002


 
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