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Lemon Meringue Pie
Serves 8
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  1. 1 1/4 cup sugar
  2. 6 Tablespoons Cornflour
  3. Pinch salt
  4. 2 cups boiling water
  5. Grated rind of a lemon
  6. Pie shell - can use 200g crushed biscuits mixed with 100g butter
  7. 2/3 cup lemon juice
  8. 4-6 teaspoons sugar
  9. 2 large or 3 medium eggs
  1. Make the pie shell using another pie shell recipe or crush 200g of plain biscuits with 100g butter. Chill.
  2. In a saucepan, mix sugar, cornflour and salt. Add boiling water and lemon rind and cook until very thick.
  3. Separate the egg yolks/whites.
  4. Remove from the heat and add two large egg yolks and 2/3 cup of lemon juice.
  5. Return to the heat and mix until steaming hot.
  6. Pour the mixture into the pie shell and cook for 5 minutes at 200 C.
  7. Beat 4 teaspoons of sugar with egg whites until stiff. Spread on top of the pie and cook for a further 12 minutes at 180 C.
  8. Can be eaten hot or chilled.
Adapted from recipe
Adapted from recipe
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