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What joy the gospel gives me. I can approach the throne of God with confidence, not because I've done a good job at my spiritual duties, but because I'm clothed in the righteousness of Jesus Christ. ~ C.J. Mahaney

Lemon Meringue Pie

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I love to make pies.  They're fairly easy to prepare, and everyone around here likes them.  So, needing a little sunshine in our cold, rainy week, I thought a lemon meringue pie might be just the trick to bring a smile or two.

Or eight.

For this one, I started with a box of lemon pudding, the cook-on-the-stove variety.  Pretty simple, really.  You just add three egg yolks and some water and stir it while it comes to a full boil.

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 After that cools, pour it into the pre-baked pie shell.

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Next, whip up the egg whites with a little sugar to make the meringue. This part is really fun, I think.  They go from clear to foamy to thick, snow-white, frothy  peaks.

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Pile the meringue on top of the pie filling, all the way to the edges.  
It bakes for about 10 minutes, until the little peaks turn brown.

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Mmmmm.   Sweet and tart, with a crispy crust and fluffy top. 
This pie screams sunshine and happiness!

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The weekend forecast for us is warmer weather with lots of sun!  
I plan to enjoy laughter and fun with the ones I love.  
And my hope is that you will do the same!

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Love,

3 comments:

theaikenite said...

The picture of your pie ( I love pie!) on that super cute tray has gotten my day off to a happy start. Think I'll get off this computer and go do something nice for my family. :.)

Laura Lee said...

Thanks! I love pie, too. Trouble is, I also love cakes, cookies, and candy.... :-)

Anonymous said...

THAT LOOKS SOOOO GOOD. WISH I HAD A PIECE, TOO.