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Monday, March 12, 2012
A Perfect Lemon Meringue Pie
was Jerold's birthday and he wanted lemon meringue pie instead of birthday
cake. I found my usual recipe from the 1965 McCall's Book of Cakes
and Pies. Ingredients include fresh lemons, eggs, cornstarch, water,
sugar, salt, butter, cream of tartar and a rolled pie crust from the
Kroger dairy case.
have made this pie many times, but I have to say this is undoubtedly
the best one I have ever baked! The lightly browned crust is crisp
and flaky. The luscious lemony filling is tart, sweet and smooth.
The tall fluffy meringue is light and melts deliciously on your
I'm having another piece for breakfast this morning. Enjoy
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