Lemon Meringue Pie

posted by bingham 04-21-100 11:50 AM

Lemon Meringue Pie

1 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup water
1 tbl. butter
1/4 cup cornstarch
3 tbl. Water
6 tbl. Lemon juice
1 tsp. Lemon peel
3 egg yolks
2 tbl. Milk

Mix together the sugar, 1 1/4 cups water and 1 tbl. butter in a saucepan. Heat over low eat until sugar is dissolved. Combine the cornstarch and 3 tbl. water and add to the sugar mixture. Cook until mixture is clear, about 8 minutes. Add the lemon juice and peel and cook 2 minutes. Mix the egg yolk and milk and add to mixture. Bring to a boil; remove from heat and cool. Pour into a cooked 8-inch pie shell. Add meringue and brown in the oven. Let cool.

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