Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Grandma Nancy's Cookbook

Fast Microwave Lemon Meringue Pie

Pie

Serves: 8

servings

5 min

active time

8 minutes

total time

Ingredients

1 baked pie crust

1 3/4 cups sugar, minus 6 t. for meringue

1/2 cup cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups water

3 egg yolks

1/2 cup lemon juice (2 lemons)

2 teaspoons fresh lemon rind (1 lemon)

2 tablespoons butter

MERINGUE

3 egg whites

6 tablespoons sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

1. In microwavable bowl add sugar minus 6 Tablespoons for meringue, cornstarch, salt, water.

2. Stir and micro on high for 5 minutes till transparent stirring once.

3. Temper egg yolks by mixing a bit of hot mixture with them.

4. Add lemon juice and rind.

5. Add to hot mixture and stir.

6. Cook 3 minutes on 70% power.

7. Add butter and pour into pie crust.

Cool.

In food processor beat 3 egg whites with 6 Tablespoons of sugar adding gradually.

Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and bake at 350°F until golden.

Serves: 8

servings

5 min

active time

8 minutes

total time
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