Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Bob Hope's Lemon Pie © 1953

1 cup sugar
2 1/3 tbs. corn starch
1 cup boiling water
Scant 1/2 cup lemon juice
1 tbs. butter
2 eggs
Pinch of salt
Grated rind of 1/2 lemon

Combine corn starch and add sugar and water slowly, stirring constantly, until thick and smooth. Add slighlty beaten egg yolks, butter, rind and juice and salt. Cook 2-3 minutes. Pour into baked shell. Cover with meringue made of egg whites and 2 1/2 tbs. sugar. Bake in slow oven 15 minutes, or until light brown. (3 eggs mackes it richer.)

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