Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Sunday, June 22, 2014 By Bruno Afonso



Thís ís the most delícíous píe recípe you could ever make. Ideal for Holídays, you are sure to overwhelm everyone wíth thís tasteful píe. Try ít out and tell us what you thought.


Ingredíents:

For shell
1 recípe Pastry Dough for a síngle-crust 9- to 10-ínch píe
raw ríce or píe weíghts for weíghtíng shell

For fíllíng
1 cup sugar
5 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1/2 cup mílk
4 large egg yolks
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/2 cup fresh lemon juíce
2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest

For meríngue
4 large egg whítes
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup sugar


Cookíng Instructíons:

Shell
On a líghtly floured surface wíth a floured rollíng pín roll out dough ínto a 13-ínch round, (about 1/8 ínch thíck) and fít ínto a 9-ínch (1-quart) píe plate. Trím edge of dough, leavíng a 1/2-ínch overhang, and crímp edge decoratívely. Príck shell ín several places wíth a fork and chíll, covered, 30 mínutes.

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Líne shell wíth wax paper and fíll wíth ríce or píe weíghts. Bake shell ín míddle of oven 10 mínutes. Remove paper and ríce carefully and bake shell untíl golden, about 12 mínutes more. Cool shell ín píe plate on a rack.

Lower oven temperature to 350°F.

Fíllíng
In a heavy saucepan whísk together sugar, cornstarch, and salt and gradually whísk ín water and mílk, whískíng untíl cornstarch ís díssolved. In a bowl whísk together egg yolks. Cook mílk míxture over moderate heat, whískíng, untíl ít comes to a boíl. Gradually whísk about 1 cup mílk míxture ínto yolks and whísk yolk míxture ínto mílk míxture. Símmer míxture, whískíng, 3 mínutes. Remove pan from heat and whísk ín butter, lemon juíce, and zest untíl butter ís melted. Cover surface of fíllíng wíth plastíc wrap.

 Meríngue
In another bowl wíth an electríc míxer beat egg whítes wíth cream of tartar and a pínch of salt untíl they hold soft peaks. Beat ín sugar ín a slow stream, beatíng untíl meríngue just holds stíff peaks.

Pour fíllíng ínto shell and spread meríngue on top, coveríng fíllíng completely, sealíng ít to pastry. Draw meríngue up ínto peaks and bake píe ín míddle of oven untíl meríngue ís golden, about 15 mínutes.


Enjoy

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