Ingredients

How to make it

  • CRUST:
  • 1.HEAT oven to 425°F. Prepare single pie crust according to recipe directions, using a 9-inch pie plate. Thoroughly prick bottom and sides with fork to prevent shrinking.
  • 2.BAKE 16 to 20 minutes or until edges and bottom are golden brown.
  • MERINGUE - STEP 1:
  • 1.COMBINE 2 tablespoons sugar, cornstarch and water in small saucepan. Stir until cornstarch dissolves. Cook and stir on medium heat until mixture is clear. Cool while preparing filling. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • FILLING:
  • 1. COMBINE sugar, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan. Gradually add water, stirring constantly. Cook and stir on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook and stir constantly 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • 2. ADD about one third of hot mixture slowly to egg yolks. Mix well. Return mixture to saucepan. Bring to a boil on medium heat. Cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and lemon peel. Add lemon juice slowly. Mix well. Spoon into baked pie crust.
  • MERINGUE - STEP 2:
  • 1. BEAT egg whites and vanilla in small bowl of electric mixer at high speed until soft peaks form. Beat in remaining 6 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time. Beat well after each addition.
  • 2. ADD cooled cornstarch mixture gradually and continue beating until stiff peaks form. Spread over lemon filling, covering completely and sealing to edge of crust.
  • 3. BAKE 15 to 20 minutes or until meringue is golden. Cool. Refrigerate.

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  • jolielives 5 years ago
    BEEN LOOKING FOR X-ACTLY THIS. YOU HAVE 5 FORKS FROM ME AS LONG AS I HAVE ANOTHER 5 LEFT TO SCARF UP YOUR GOR-"JESUS" PIE WITH.
    THANK YOU
    JOLIE LIVES
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    love lemon pie great tastey recipe thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    blueeyes68ky ate it and said...
    Thanks I have it bookmarked and you have my 5. I love lemon recipes. Also printed it out.
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