Pies

Lime Meringue Pie

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Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Total Time: 45 Minutes

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Ingredients

Meringue:

  • 1 Tbsp. Clabber Girl® Corn Starch
  • 1/3 C. water
  • 6 large egg whites (reserve the yolks)
  • ¾ tsp. Spice Islands® Cream of Tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

Filling:

  • 1 ½ C. granulated sugar
  • ½ C. Clabber Girl® Corn Starch
  • 2 ¼ C. water
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 Tbsp. lime zest
  • ½ C. fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Pre-made Pie Crust

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  2. To make the meringue stir together the corn starch and the water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring and let cool slightly.
  3. With an electric mixer beat the egg whites until foamy. Add the cream of tartar and beat the meringue adding the sugar in a stream, until it holds soft peaks.
  4. Add the vanilla and beat in the corn starch mixture 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until the meringue holds stiff peaks. Set aside while preparing the filling.
  5. To make the filling whisk together the sugar and corn starch in a saucepan
  6. Whisk in the water and bring to a boil over moderate heat, whisking constantly.
  7. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg yolks.
  8. Whisk about 1/4 of the hot liquid into the yolks and pour the yolk mixture into the saucepan. Whisking constantly, bring the mixture to a boil over moderate heat, and simmer it for 3 minutes.
  9. Remove from the heat and stir in the lime zest, juice, butter and salt.
  10. Pour the hot filling into the pie crust and immediately spread half the meringue on top. Make sure the meringue is touching the crust all around and pile the rest of the meringue on top. Spread it evenly making decorative spikes and swirls.
  11. Bake the pie in the 350°F oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until the topping is browned.
  12. Let cool at room temperature before chilling.

Lime Meringue Pie

USE_Lime-Meringue-Pie

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Total Time: 45 Minutes

Ingredients

Meringue:

  • 1 Tbsp. Clabber Girl® Corn Starch
  • 1/3 C. water
  • 6 large egg whites (reserve the yolks)
  • ¾ tsp. Spice Islands® Cream of Tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

Filling:

  • 1 ½ C. granulated sugar
  • ½ C. Clabber Girl® Corn Starch
  • 2 ¼ C. water
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 Tbsp. lime zest
  • ½ C. fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Pre-made Pie Crust

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  2. To make the meringue stir together the corn starch and the water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring and let cool slightly.
  3. With an electric mixer beat the egg whites until foamy. Add the cream of tartar and beat the meringue adding the sugar in a stream, until it holds soft peaks.
  4. Add the vanilla and beat in the corn starch mixture 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until the meringue holds stiff peaks. Set aside while preparing the filling.
  5. To make the filling whisk together the sugar and corn starch in a saucepan
  6. Whisk in the water and bring to a boil over moderate heat, whisking constantly.
  7. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg yolks.
  8. Whisk about 1/4 of the hot liquid into the yolks and pour the yolk mixture into the saucepan. Whisking constantly, bring the mixture to a boil over moderate heat, and simmer it for 3 minutes.
  9. Remove from the heat and stir in the lime zest, juice, butter and salt.
  10. Pour the hot filling into the pie crust and immediately spread half the meringue on top. Make sure the meringue is touching the crust all around and pile the rest of the meringue on top. Spread it evenly making decorative spikes and swirls.
  11. Bake the pie in the 350°F oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until the topping is browned.
  12. Let cool at room temperature before chilling.

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