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Lemon Meringue Pie, Torta de Limon

I learned to cook so I could make this pie. I was obsessed with making the perfect pie.It is rich, fattening, and the most delicious lemon merengue recipe you will ever try. It is a little time consuming, but worth every minute.

PIE CRUST:

1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons cold milk
1/2 cup corn oil

 Sift dry ingredients into a pie pan. Combine oil and milk. Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and pour oil mixture into it. Mix with a fork or fingers until well mixed. Spread evenly over pie pan. Bake at 450°F for 12-15 minutes until golden.

Remove and set aside.

FILLING:

4 eggs
3/4 cups sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2-2/3 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons butter
1 3/4 cup boiling water

Separate eggs, put whites into a small bowl. Squeeze lemon juice. Mix together in heavy saucepan sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt. Stir in boiling water gradually. Cook over direct heat. Stirring in some of the mixture, add yolks, juice and butter to mixture and continue cooking until clear and thick. Cool slightly and fill baked shell.

MERINGUE

4 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or lemon extract
1/2 cup sugar

Combine ingredients and beat at high speed until beginning to stiffen. Gradually add sugar until stiff and well blended all around. Add to pie. Bake pie at 350°F until meringue is has golden peaks.

Remove from oven. Cool. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

 

 

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