Classic Lemon Meringue Pie

Who doesn’t love Classic Lemon Meringue Pie? Its tart, smooth lemon filling is perfectly balanced with a lightly sweetened meringue topping and buttery, flaky pie crust. Plus, it’s easy to make!

- HoneyB

I so much love the tartness of lemon, as does my youngest son. It is great to have memories of a love one evoked by something special they enjoyed.

— Pastry for 9-inch pie — Grated lemon rind — Lemon juice — Granulated white sugar — Cornstarch


Prepare and bake a standard pie shell according to the recipe or package directions.


Zest and juice the lemon. Beat the egg yolks and ½ cup sugar in a small mixing bowl.


Mix the cornstarch, salt, and ½ cup of sugar in the top of a double boiler.


Place over boiling water and cook, stirring constantly until the mixture begins to thicken.


Stir a small amount of the hot mixture into the egg yolk mixture.


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