Old Fashioned Lemon Pie

Old Fashioned Lemon Pie
Old Fashioned Lemon Pie

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 2

    egg yolks

  • 1/2

    cup butter, or margarine

  • 2

    eggs

  • 6

    tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 to 2

    teaspoons lemon rind, grated

  • 1

    pie shell

  • MERINGUE

  • 2

    egg whites

  • 4

    tablespoons sugar

Directions

Cream butter and sugar together in top of double boiler. Add whole eggs, egg yolks and lemon juice; mix thoroughly. Place over hot (not boiling) water, stirring constantly, cook until thick. Stir in lemon rind. Chill; pour into cooled pie shell. Top with meringue; bake in hot ( 400 F.) oven about 7 minutes or until meringue peaks are golden brown. MERINGUE beat egg whites until frothy throughout. Gradually beat in sugar, a little at a time. Continue beating intil mixture is stiff enough to hold peaks that do not curl when beater is slowly withdrawn and inverted.

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