Lemon Meringue Pie

From: morrissey@stsci.edu (Mostly Harmless)

Date: Sat, 24 Jul 1993 16:00:04 GMT

1 1/2 cups sugar
3 Tbsp cornstarch
3 Tbsp. all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups hot water
3 slightly beaten egg yolks
2 Tbsp. butter or margerine
1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel
1/3 cup lemon juice

1 9-inch pastry shell, cooked
Meringue (see below)

In saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch, and flour.  Gradually add hot water, 
stirring constantly.
Cook and stir over high heat til mixture comes to boiling.  Reduce heat;
cook and stir 2 minutes longer.  Remove form heat.
Stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks, then return to hot 
mixture.  Bring back to boiling and cook 2 minutes, stirring 
constantly.  Add butter and lemon peel.  Slowly add lemonb juice, mixing
well.  Pour into pastry shell.  Spread meringue over filling and seal
the edges.  Bake at 350 F for 12 to 15 minutes.  Cool before cutting.
(Before cutting, dip knife in water.)


3 egg whites
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
6 Tbsp. sugar

Beat egg whites with vanilla and cream of tartar til soft peaks form.  
Gradually add sugar, beating til stiff and glossy peaks have formed
and all sugar is dissolved.  


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