Traditional recipe for Lemon Meringue Pie – a sweet treat for the weekend.

Ingredients
3/4 packet tennis biscuits
75 mls melted butter
1 tin of condensed milk
Zest of 2 lemons
100 ml lemon juice
4 egg yolks
2 egg whites
75 ml castor sugar

How to
Crush the biscuits, melt the butter in a mixing jug in the microwave (just makes it a little quicker and less messy)

Add the biscuit crumbs to the butter and mix well.

Line the bottom of the pie dish with the biscuit crumbs and chill in the fridge.

Mix the condensed milk, juice and rind of lemon and egg yolks together

Pour onto the pie shell.

Beat the egg whites until stiff add the castor sugar slowly and mix and when thick and full spread on top of the filling.

Bake for 20-30 mins at 160C until meringue is light brown.

Don’t wait until its cool, leave it for a few minutes if you can and dig in, Its really great.

By: www.cookbook.co.za

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