Favorite lemon pie

Yield: 1 Pie

Measure Ingredient
6 slices Bread; approximately
1 cup Sugar
3 \N Egg yolks; slightly beaten
1 large Lemon; juice of
1 tablespoon Butter
1 \N Pie shell; 9\", baked
3 \N Egg whites
3 tablespoons Sugar

Cut crusts from bread slices. Dip slices in bowl of water to soften; squeeze out water. Use enough bread to make 1 cup, but do not pack too tighlty. Put bread, sugar, egg yolks, lemon juice and butter in top of double boiler. Cook until mixture thickens; then spoon into pie shell.

Beat egg whites until frothy; gradually add sugar, and continue beating until mixture forms peaks. Spread meringue over filling.

Bake at 350 degrees about 20 minutes or until meringue is brown.

SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in 1974. Typed for you by Nancy Coleman.

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