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Yield:
one 9-inch pie
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a medium saucepan. Gradually add water, stirring until well blended. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.

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  • Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored; gradually add one-fourth of hot mixture to yolks. Stir yolk mixture into remaining hot mixture. Cook over low heat 2 minutes.

  • Remove from heat. Add butter, lemon rind, and juice, stirring until butter melts. Pour filling into pastry shell.

  • Beat egg whites (at room temperature) and cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar. Beat until stiff peaks form. Spread over warm filling, sealing to edge of pastry. Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes or until meringue is golden brown. Cool to room temperature.

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Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

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