Traditional Lemon Meringue Pie

Traditional Lemon Meringue Pie

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"Classic and always delicious, lemon meringue pie makes a refreshing and bright-flavored dessert."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 298 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 10.6 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.2g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 152 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine 1 cup sugar and corn starch in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in water until smooth. Stir in egg yolks.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, and boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice and butter.
  3. Spoon hot filling into pie crust.
  4. Beat egg whites in small bowl with mixer at high speed until foamy. Gradually beat in remaining 1/3 cup sugar; continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  5. Spread meringue evenly over hot filling, sealing to edge of crust.
  6. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Cool on wire rack at room temperature for 30 minutes; refrigerate for 3 hours before serving.
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I have to say this was one darn good pie. Everyone loved it. However, the only down side was the Meringue, which is why it got 4.5 stars instead of 5. Next time I would use 4 egg whites for t...

I made this pie and it probably would have been amazing; however, the pot I used reacted with the lemon juice and caused the filling to have a metallic taste. (Common reaction according to resea...

this is delicious! i love lemon meringue pie but had never figured out how tho make it before. i was about to make it and realized that i didn't have a lemon. so i used lemon juice in place of t...