Bob hope's favorite lemon pie

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Sugar
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 cup Water, boiling
2 tablespoons Butter
1 Salt
1 Pie shell, baked
2 tablespoons Sugar
4 tablespoons Lemon juice
4 Egg yolks
1 Grated rind of lemon
3 Egg whites

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 untilbrown.

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