Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Ingredients (15)

  • 1 (9-inch) frozen pie crust (see pie crust recipe for instructions to make your own, use a deep-dish pie crust if store-bought)
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/3 cup (266 g) sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar or 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons (128 g) sugar
  • 5 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Directions

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