Junior High Lemon Pie


  • 4 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • juice and rind (grated) of 1 lemon
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  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 egg whites


Mix cornstarch, sugar, and salt. Add boiling waster, mixing well. Cook until thick. Pour a little into beaten egg yolks, then add that to balance of cooked mixture. Cook a few minutes longer. Add butter and lemon juice and grated rind; cook a few minutes longer. Cool slightly, then pour into baked crust. Cover with meringue and brown in moderate (350 degrees F) oven about 13 minutes. For meringue, beat egg whites until stiff. Add sugar gradually, continuing to beat.

By Robin from Washington, IA


November 2, 20090 found this helpful

Thanks, I will try this this Thanksgiving. I think this is like a recipe I use to have and lost. It was turned out perfect. : )

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