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Lime Meringue Pie

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“I'm a lime freak. This is a nice change from the lemon version.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl add flour and cut in butter until crumbly.
  2. Mix in yolks and enough cold water to make a smooth dough.
  3. Wrap in plastic and chill for 15 minutes.
  4. Roll out and line a pie plate, pre bake in a 400* oven for 15 to 17 minutes.
  5. Use weights or rice or beans.
  6. Filling-------------------.
  7. Combine sugar, cornstarch, water and lime juice in a medium saucepan.
  8. Whisk until smooth.
  9. Stir in yolks and butter until well combined.
  10. Gradually add boiling water.
  11. Bring mixture to a boil.
  12. Reduce and simmer for 1 minute.
  13. Remove from heat.
  14. Add zest and food coloring if using.
  15. Mix well.
  16. Turn into the cooled pie shell.
  17. For Meringue------------------------èÀ.
  18. Beat whites until stiff peaks form.
  19. Slowly beat in sugar until dissolved.
  20. Spoon meringue onto filling.
  21. Bake in a 350* oven for 15 minutes or until meringue is light brown.

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