Lemon Meringue Pie

Sweets & Desserts

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

Intermediate
45 mins
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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. 
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Domenica (not verified)

This was incredibly delicious! I added cream of tartar to the egg whites to get the peaks to form properly for me and the crust was a tad crumbly so I will try to add a little more oil next time.