HOMEMADE LEMON MERINGUE PIE!!!

 

This sweet and simple pie is a family favourite!! My grandma used to make it for us when we were kids and now I made for my dad and it came out really great!! Definitely a keeper!

 

YOU’LL NEED :

– 1 cup white sugar
– 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
– 3 tablespoons cornstarch
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 1 1/2 cups water
– 2 juiced and zested lemons
– 2 tablespoons of butter
– 4 egg yolks, beaten
– 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked
– 4 egg whites
– 6 tablespoons of white sugar

 

PREPARATION :

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. To Make Lemon Filling: In a medium saucepan, whisk together 1 cup sugar, flour, cornstarch, and salt. Stir in water, lemon juice and lemon zest. Then please cook over medium-high heat and stir frequently until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in butter. Pick a small bowl and place in egg yolks and gradually whisk in 1/2 cup of hot sugar mixture. Whisk egg yolk mixture back into remaining sugar mixture. Once done, bring to a boil and continue to cook while stirring constantly until thick. Remove from heat. Pour filling into baked pastry shell.
3. To Make Meringue: Make sure to whip egg whites in a large glass or metal bowl, until foamy then gradually add sugar, whipping constantly until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pie, sealing the edges at the crust.

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