Lemon Meringue Pie
Contributed by Diane S.

Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :1:00
Categories    : Desserts                         Pies & Pastry

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   2                    eggs -- separated
     1/4  cup           fresh lemon juice
   1      tablespoon    lemon zest -- grated
   3      tablespoons   all-purpose flour
   1      cup           sugar
   2      tablespoons   butter
   1 1/4  cups          boiling water
   1                    9 inch pie crust
   3      tablespoons   sugar

     In a heavy saucepan, beat egg yolks with lemon juice and zest. Place
under low heat. Beat in flour, 1 cup sugar, and butter. Add boiling water,
cook and stir until mixture thickens. Pour into prepared pie crust. Beat egg
whites until stiff, but not dry. Gradually add 3 tablespoons sugar. Spread
over filling. Bake at 450 degrees until meringue is browned.
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