Creamy Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie is one of my top favorite desserts (well, next to Key Lime Pie). I like the “lightness” after a full meal, and the combination of sweet and tangy with a bit of creamy is for me the best way to end dinner.

Lemon Meringue Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie

The following recipe was shared by my co-worker Michael at the international potlock we had at the office around Thanksgiving. Michael did a great job and the pie was gone shortly after it was served. Hey, it can’t be too difficult if a guy can bake the perfect Lemon Meringue Pie, so give it a try!

Okay, you know I was just joking right? (Michael’s line)
Because we all know that some of the best cooks are men, so don’t throw anything at me 🙂

Ingredients:

1 8 or 9” graham cracker crumb crust
3 egg yolks (reserve whites for meringue)
1 can of Eagle Brand condensed milk
½ cup of ReaLemon lemon juice
¼ teaspoon of cream of tarter
1/3 cup of sugar

Preparation (Filling):

· In a medium bowl, beat egg yolks; stir in Eagle Brand and ReaLemon.
· Pour into crust.

Preparation (Meringue):

· Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
· Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
· Mix in cream of tarter and sugar; beat until stiff, but not dry.
· Spread on top of pie and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Let cool, refrigerate before serving.

Enjoy!

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