“My mom used to make this while I was growing up. It's my all time favorite pie.”
READY IN:
2hrs 15mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients; Blend in water.
  2. Bring to boiling over high heat;stirring constantly.
  3. Reduce heat to medium;cook and stir 8 minutes more.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir small amount hot mixture into egg yolks;Return to hot mixture.
  6. Bring to a boil over high heat,stirring constantly.
  7. Reduce heat to low;cook and stir 4 minutes longer.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Add lemon peel and butter.
  10. Stir in 1/3 cup lemon juice.
  11. Cover entire surface with clear plastic wrap;cool 10 minutes.
  12. Pour into cooled pastry.
  13. COOL.
  14. Beat egg whites with 1 teaspoon lemon juice till soft peaks form.
  15. Gradually add 6 Tablespoons sugar,beating till stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  16. Spread over filling,sealing to edges of pastry.
  17. Bake at 350 12 to 15 minutes.
  18. Cool.

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