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Lemon Meringue Pie Filling

Lemon Meringue Pie Filling

Southern Living APRIL 2004

  • Yield: Makes enough for 1 (9-inch) pie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a heavy, nonaluminum, medium saucepan. Whisk together egg yolks, milk, and lemon juice in a bowl; whisk into sugar mixture in pan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and boil, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Remove pan from heat; stir in butter, lemon rind, and vanilla extract until smooth.

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