Bob Hope's Favorite Lemon Pie Recipe

Step 1

Combine cornstarch and 1 cup plus 2 tbl. of sugar, add water slowly, stirring constantly, until thick and smooth. Add slightly beaten egg yolks, butter, lemon rind and juice and salt. Cook 2 or 3 minute. Pour into baked shell. Cover with meringue made from 3 egg whites, beaten stiff and 2 tbl. sugar. Bake in a slow oven 15 minutes or until brown.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Sugar
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 1c Water, boiling
  • 2tb Butter
  • 1 Salt
  • 1 Pie shell, baked
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 4tb Lemon juice
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 1 Grated rind of lemon
  • 3 Egg whites

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