Friday, February 15, 2013

FAMOUS LEMON PIE


INGREDIENTS:
One- 9 inch pie shell, half-baked

FILLING:
½ cup cream cornstarch
1 cup sugar
1-1/2 cups boiling water
4 egg yolks
¼ cup lemon juice
1tbsp. lemon rind grated

MERINGUE:
4 egg whites
Pinch of salt
½ cup sugar
1tbs. powdered sugar

HOW TO COOK:
FILLING:
1. Combine cream cornstarch, sugar, and lemon juice and lemon rind.
2. Beat egg yolks and add to mixture. Add boiling water.
3. Cook gently until thickened, stirring constantly for about 4 minutes
4. Pour into pie

1. Beat eggs with salt until stiff, but not dry.
2. Gradually beat in sugar and powdered sugar.
3. Spread meringue over top of the pie, carefully sealing in all the filling by spreading to touch all edges of crust.
4. Baked in hot oven (452F) for about 7 minutes or until browned.
5. Cool on cake rack, away from draft. Serve cold.

Makes one 9-inch pie.

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