THE BEST EVER HOMEMADE LEMON PIE ★★★★☆ 739 Reviews


★★★★☆ 739 Reviews

Total Time
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes
6-8 servings

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup sugar.
1/4 cup cornstarch.
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour.
1/4 teaspoon salt.
2 cups water.
3 large egg yolks, beaten.
1 tablespoon butter.
1/4 cup lemon juice.

MERINGUE:

3 large egg whites
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar

Directions
In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt. Gradually stir in water. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. 

Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from the heat. Gradually stir 1 cup of hot mixture into egg yolks; return all to saucepan. Bring to boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.

Stir in the butter, lemon juice and zest until smooth. Pour into pastry shell. In a bowl, beat egg whites and salt until stiff but not dry peaks are formed. Gradually beat in sugar until soft peaks form. Spread over pie, sealing edges to pastry. 

Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until meringue is golden. Cool. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 334 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.














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