Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie
1 premade pie crust, baked according to package directions
For the Lemon Filling:
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 – 14 oz can condensed milk
4 egg yolks
For the Meringue:
4 egg whites
2 tablespoons sugar
a pinch of cream of tarter
Pre-bake pie crust according to package directions and let cool completely.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Add all ingredients for the lemon filling in a bowl and whisk well. Pour in cooled pie crust.
Add egg whites to a large bowl. Use a hand mixer and mix on high until eggs have soft peaks. Then add sugar and cream of tartar. Continue to mix on high with hand mixer until eggs have stiff peaks.
Spread meringue on top of pie and use a butter knife to spread the meringue to the sides of the pie, and make sure it seals well to the crust. Bake pie for 12 – 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
Let cool completely on a cooling rack before refrigerating.
Recipe from: eclecticrecipes