Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven 150c gas 2
  • TRADITIONAL
  • Mix together in a bowl cornflour grated rind and juice of the lemons
  • Pour the boiling water onto the mixture, return to the pan and stir over heat for about 2-3 minutes until thick
  • remove from heat, beat in the caster sugar the 4 egg yolks and the knob of butter
  • Cool
  • Cover with meringue topping
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  • FARMHOUSE LEMON CURD
  • Melt the butter, 12oz of sugar juice and lemon grated rind in the top of a double saucepan over boiling water
  • Add the beaten eggs +2 yolks
  • Stir until thick
  • Cool
  • Cover with meringue topping
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  • MERINGUE TOPPING
  • Whisk the 4 egg whites until stiff add 7oz of sugar gradually whisk again for a short while until the meringue mix is stiff
  • Spoon or pipe over the lemon filling
  • Cook for 20 minutes until pale beige
  • For an original version, mix 1/2pint of double whipped cream with the lemon curd, and decorate with a border of tiny cooked meringues
  • ENJOY!!!

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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    Both of these are greaet recipes and I'm so glad that you took the time to post them! Thanks so much for sharing!
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  • nanny 6 years ago
    I make lemon curd for my daughter and her favorite pie is lemon meringue.This will make her very happy.
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  • krumkake 7 years ago
    Wonderful - thank you for another great post! We love lemon meringue pie, and your lemon curd sounds heavenly -
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