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Lemon Meringue Pie

This pie recipe is taken from the OMS cook book. Thanks to Melissa for sharing her picture.

Time 45 mins
Skill Level Intermediate

Ingredients List

Serves 1
  • 3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup soft brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup non-dairy milk
  • 100 ml orange juice
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 4 egg whites

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Process the oats, brown sugar and olive oil in a food processor and press into a 20cm pie dish. Bake for 10 mins and then remove form oven.
  3. To make the lemon curd, combine 1 cup of sugar, milk, orange juice and salt in a saucepan over a medium heat and bring to the boil and keep stirring until the sugar dissolves. 
  4. Whisk in the cornflour and continue to whisk until the mixture is thick. Remove from the heat and mix in the lemon juice and zest.
  5. Pour the curd over the crust.
  6. Beat the egg whites in a large bowl until soft peaks form, then slowly add the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar, whisking to form a thick meringue.
  7. Spoon the meringue over the curd, making peaks. Bake for 10-15 minutes until the meringue is slightly brown.
  8. Set aside to cool and then refrigerate.