FANCY SOME VINTAGE FLAVOUR? THE LEMON MERINGUE PIE!

Posted on January 7, 2013 by Francesca Lanni

Lemon Meringue Pie is a famous traditional British dish. Sadly the Lemon Meringue Pie fell out of fashion in recent years. I found this mouthwatering recipe in a magazine and tried it. It turned out perfectly, and tasted great as well. If you are in a hurry then use a shop bought tart case, but for the best results, nothing beats home made pastry. For the pastry: 175g plain flour , 100g cold butter , cut in small pieces, 1 tbsp icing sugar , 1 egg yolk For the filling: 2 level tbsp cornflour, 100g golden caster sugar , finely grated zest 2 large┬álemon, 125ml fresh lemon juice (from 2-3 lemons), juice 1 small orange,85g butter, cut into pieces, 3 egg yolks and a 1 whole egg. For the meringue: 4 egg whites, room temperature, 200g golden caster sugar, 2 level tsp cornflour. Continue Reading →