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Lemon Meringue Pie

By Paula Deen
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 inch) or crumb crust pre-baked pie shell
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Directions

In medium bowl, combine milk, lemon juice and zest; blend in egg yolks. Pour into cooled crust.

Preheat oven to 325 °F.

Meringue:

Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in the sugar until stiff. Spread over filling; seal to edge of crust. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until meringue is golden brown.