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Lemon Meringue Pie

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Parve Parve
Hard Hard
8 Servings
Allergens
2 Hours
Diets

No Diets specified

Submitted by Sarah P.

My mother got this recipe from an Israeli lady many years ago while living in Israel as a newlywed. It has been our family’s favorite for as long as I can remember.

Ingredients

Pie Shell

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1/2 cup oil

  • 1/4 cup confectioners sugar  

Filling

  • 1 and 1/4 cups cold water+1/4 c water, divided

  • 1/4 cup+ 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, divided

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup corn starch

  • 3 beaten egg yolks

  • 3 tablespoons oil  

Meringue Topping

  • 3 egg whites

  • 1/3 cup confectioners sugar

Directions

For the Pie Shell

1.

Preheat oven to 375F.

2.

In a bowl combine flour oil and confectioners sugar until a coarse crumb forms. Press into a round oven to tableware dish.

3.

Bake pie shell for 10-12 minutes.

For the Filling

1.

Combine 1 and 1/4 cups cold water, 1/4 cup lemon juice and the sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. After sauce boils allow to cool completely.

2.

Combine 1/4 cup water and corn starch and add to the cooled lemon mixture.

3.

Add egg yolks and bring to a full boil. Sauce should be thick like pudding. Shut flame.

4.

Add oil and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.

5.

Pour the mixture onto the baked pie shell.

For the Meringue Topping

1.

Beat the egg whites and confectioners sugar until a stiff snow is formed.

2.

Spread the snow on top of the pie, form peaks.

3.

Bake for 10-15 minutes until the top is golden.

Notes:

Serve cold
Lemon Meringue Pie

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Avital
Avital
7 days ago

why did my lemon mixture burn when i put it on boil?

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Avigael Levi
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Reply to  Avital
4 days ago

How long did you boil is for?

Ratzy
Ratzy
1 month ago

When combining the pie ingredients, I got a runny mixture, not coarse crumbs. Is there a typo?

Avigael Levi
Admin
Reply to  Ratzy
1 month ago

Hi Ratzy. What was runny; the filling or pie crust mixture?

Chani Pleeter
Chani Pleeter
2 months ago

can this be frozen?

Avigael Levi
Admin
Reply to  Chani Pleeter
2 months ago

Yes!