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.) Meringue: 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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