one 9-inch pie

How to Make It

Step 1

Soften gelatin in cold water; set aside.

Step 2

Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored. Combine yolks, 1 cup sugar, lemon rind and juice, and salt in a saucepan; stir until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; add gelatin. Stir well. Cool.

Step 3

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy; gradually add remaining 3/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until soft peaks form.

Step 4

Fold egg whites into lemon mixture; pour into piecrust. Chill. Garnish with whipped cream and lemon, if desired.

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