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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Lemon Meringue Pie is a popular British Dessert
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On :
Wednesday, 24 September, 2014
Category :
NonVegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
British Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • For the filling:
  • 1x9" baked pastry shell
  • 2 tsp - Cornflour
  • 1 cup - Sugar
  • 1 tbsp - Grated Lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup - Lemon juice
  • 1 cup - Water
  • 3 Egg yolks
  • Meringue:
  • 3 - Egg whites
  • 3 tsp - Castor Sugar
  • How to Make Lemon Meringue Pie:

    1. Mix sugar and cornflour, add water gradually, add lemon juice and rind and cook all over slow fire until thick and boiling.
    2. Take it off fire and add one egg yolk at a time, beating well.
    3. When all yolks are used up, strain the mixture through a sieve.
    4. Pour all in a baked pie shell.
    5. Cover with meringue and put in a hot oven until the top is golden.
    6. Meringue:
    7. Beat egg whites with a pinch of cream of tartar very stiff, add sugar and beat, then pile on the pie.


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