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Lemon Pie

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  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons mixed flour and cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 cups boiling water


  1. Mix flour, cornstarch, salt and sugar together.
  2. Add lemon juice, then egg yolks.
  3. Add boiling water and stir until smooth, cooking over high heat until thick.
  4. Pour into a 9-inch baked pastry shell.
  5. Beat egg whites with 2 tablespoons sugar to make a meringue.
  6. Cover pie to the edges of crust and put in a 300 degree F oven until peaks are brown.