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Recipe : Entry # 5307
Name
Lexie Turnipseed
Recipe Title
State Fair Lemon Pie
Recipe Theme
Desserts
Cooperative
Dixie EC
Ingredients
Meringue Crust:
1/2 cup egg whites
Salt
3/4 cup sugar
4 drops lemon extract
3 egg yolks
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/4 cup lemon juice
2/3 cup sugar
2 cups whipped cream
Directions
To prepare crust, beat egg whites with a few grains of salt until stiff. Add sugar by the tablespoon, beating well between each addition. Add extract. Form meringue into a shell shape on 2 layers of brown baking paper. Bake at 300 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. Lower heat to 250 degrees and bake 30 to 40 minutes more. Bake until dry and light brown in color. To prepare filling, stir egg yolks, rind and juice in the top of a double boiler. Add sugar and cook until thickened. Cool mixture then fold in whipped cream. pour into baked, cooled meringue crust.