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- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 scant cup sugar
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 cups boiling water
- Juice and grated rind of 1 lemon
- baked pie crust
- 2 egg whites
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- Mix the cornstarch and sugar
- Add to saucepan
- Gradually stir in water
- Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils
- Boil and stir 1 minute
- Immediately stir at least half of hot mixture into egg yolks
- Stir back into hot mixture in saucepan
- Boil and stir 2 minutes
- Remove from heat and allow to cool
- Pour into baked pie shell and top with meringue
- Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until meringue is light brown