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Best Ever Lemon Meringue Pie


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Ingredients

8 slice(s)

Pastry

  • 235 g plain flour
  • 15 g icing sugar
  • 140 g Butter
  • 1 --- egg yolk
  • 40 g cold water

Lemon Filling

  • grated lemon zest, From 2 lemons
  • 200 g sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 125 g lemon juice
  • 70 g cornflour
  • 500 g water
  • 60 g Butter

Meringue Topping

  • 4 egg whites
  • 150 g caster sugar
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Recipe's preparation

    Pastry
  1. Lightly grease a 24cm pie dish.

    Sift together plain flour and icing sugar 5 seconds/Sp 10.

    Add remaining pastry ingredients and mix 30 seconds/Dough mode mode.

    Wrap in Thermo mat and refrigerate 30 minutes.

    Roll out pastry on lightly floured thermo mat until the correct size for your pie dish. Carefully flip into pie dish, placing baking paper and some rice or baking beans on top. Bake in moderate (180 C) oven for 10 minutes.

    Remove beans or rice and paper, bake another 10 minutes and allow to cool.
  2. Lemon Filling
  3. Grate rind of 2 lemons into Closed lid.

    Add remaining filling ingredients, mixing 10 seconds/Speed 6.

    Add butter, cook 10 minutes/80 degrees/Speed 2.

    Set aside in a bowl to cool before transferring to pastry case.
  4. Meringue Topping
  5. Insert butterfly whisk into Closed lid.

    Place egg whites into Closed lid and whip 3-4 minutes/50 degrees/Speed 3.5.

    Mix 4 minutes/50 degrees/Speed 3, adding castor sugar 1 tbsp at a time through hole in mixing bowl lid.

    The mixture should be nice and smooth and have a glossy appearance.
  6. Assembling and cooking.
  7. Preheat oven to 190 C.

    Gently spread evenly the lemon filling into the pastry.

    Spoon meringue mixture evenly onto filling.

    With a fork swirl the egg white mixture until it forms some nice peaks. (This just makes the pie look great).

    Bake for approximately 5 minutes and allow to cool to room temperature.

    Whilst cooling, take a photo of your hard work as it will all disappear very fast!!
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Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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