Monday, 14 September 2009

*Lemon Meringue Pie for Taryn*



This is the recipe for you Taryn aged 14, that you left me a message about.

Ok so Lemon Meringue Pie from an old stork book, here goes ...

Ingredients:
1 cooked 18-20cm flan case
Filling:
25g Stork Margarine
3 x 15ml spoons (3 tbsp) cornflour
grated rind of 1 large lemon & juice made up to 275ml with water
50g sugar
2 egg yolks, size 3
Meringue:
2 egg whites, size 3
75g castor sugar
Glace cherries & angelica to decorate (see this book is very old!)

How to:
Oven pre-heart to fairly hot 200 degrees C ~ Gas mark 6 or slow 150 degrees C ~ Gas mark 2 see stage 8.
Shelf third from top

1. Place Stork, cornflour, juice & water & sugar in a medium sized saucepan.
2. Stirring continuously over moderate heat, bring to the boil & cook 2-3 minutes until thickened and smooth.
3. Cool slightly, beat in egg yolks & stir in lemon rind.
4. Pour into cooked flan case.
5. Whisk egg whites stiffly, until they stand in peaks.
6. Add sugar & whisk as stiffly as before.
7. Pile over lemon mixture, sealing filling completely.
8. To serve hot bake in fairly hot oven for 10-15 minutes.
9. To serve cold bake in slow oven for 20-30 minutes.

Serves 4-6

Hope this recipe makes sense as it is originally Pineapple Meringue Pie & the lemon is the variation recipe, so I substituted the pineapple for what they suggest for the lemon in the recipe so hope it makes sense & works!

*Happy Baking*

11 comments:

  1. i could ust eat some of that!x

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  2. Yum, yum - we have that book! Have you tried the chocolate fudge pudding? Astonishingly easy, but frightenly good...

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  3. This post really caught my eye as 'Taryn' is on our list for girls names!
    Recipe looks delicious :) x

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  4. I adore your style.. I thought I was crazy stalking vintage and antique fairs.. I bought a birdcage in a stuck two chinese (not sure if they are antiques) ceramic parrots in it .. Going to have fun going through your archive!
    Mr Jones
    www.tresor-chic.blogspot.com

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  5. Sooooo good...thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe, Alison! Just love lemon meringue! Happy week, my friend :o) ((HUGS))

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  6. Delicious post darling, I must try it. Thank you so much for posting it.
    Love & Hugs
    Duchess ♥♥♥

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  7. Oooohhh!!! Yummy...thanks for sharing!!
    Hugs xOxO, Nerina :)

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  8. Hello darling, please forgive me for not visiting your lovely blog this week… life was very hectic at Rose Tea Cottage!!! Hopefully things will calm down this coming week.

    Have a sweet and lovely weekend.

    Love & Hugs
    Duchess ♥ ♥ ♥

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  9. Yay! Thank you so much! It's exactly how i remember it!

    Love Taryn xx

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  10. You are so welcome Taryn.
    Love
    Alison
    x

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