Yield: 1 Pie
|6 slices||Bread; approximately|
|3 \N||Egg yolks; slightly beaten|
|1 large||Lemon; juice of|
|1 \N||Pie shell; 9\", baked|
|3 \N||Egg whites|
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.