Casa del Pomba
House of the Dove
Lemon Meringue Pie:
(Alice Nightengale’s – Alice was a dear friend of My Mom)
Mom’s comments on the recipe “Best yet”
¾ cup sugar 2 Tbs. butter
¼ tsp. salt 1/3 cup lemon juice
3 Tbs. cornstarch 1 tsp. grated lemon rind
2 Tbs. flour one 9 inch baked shell
1 ½ cup boiling water 2 egg whites
2 egg yolks ¼ tsp. salt
¼ cup sugar ¼ cup sugar
Mix ¾ cup sugar, ¼ tsp. salt, cornstarch and flour, slowly add boiling water and cook until thick, stirring constantly.
Beat egg yolks with ¼ cup sugar until thick; add small amount of hot mixture and stir into remaining mixture.
Add butter & cook 3 minutes. Add lemon juice & rind slowly. Cool and pour into baked shell. Make Meringue of egg whites, ¼ tsp. salt, ¼ cup sugar, spread over top, bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 12 to 15 minutes.