Lemon Meringue Pie

The Lemon Meringue PieyummyI especially love the scent of lemon that is why it is one of my favourite dessert recipes. The baked meringue and lemon custard are a match made in heaven!

Just rememberpie baking recipes require much patience especially when it comes to making good flaky crusts. Practice makes perfect!

Ingredients for Pastry:

  • 70 g butter; cold
  • 2 tbsp castor sugar
  • 120 g plain flour; sifted
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup icecold water

Ingredients for Filling:

  • 20 g custard powder
  • 10 g castor sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 15 g butter; at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup lemon rind and juice
  • 1/4 cup orange rind and juice
  • 1 egg yolk; lightly beaten

Ingredients for Meringue:

  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 tsp tartar cream
  • 10 g castor sugar

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