Lemon Meringue Pie -- #GBBO
 
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A gorgeous lemon meringue pie
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Recipe type: Slightly Tricky
Cuisine: Dessert
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 package Marie biscuits
  • 2 heaped tsp lemon rind
  • 125 g Butter
  • 250 g cream cheese, Cut into 3 cm cubes
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 4 egg yolks, Large
  • 3 heaped tsp lemon rind
  • 125 g lemon juice
  • 4 egg whites, Preferrably room temperature
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • 150 g castor sugar,
Instructions
  1. Cut the rind off 2 large lemons put into bowl & grate 5 sec Sp 9 leave 2 heaped tsp in bowl & set the rest aside.
  2. Place 1 Pkt Marie biscuits into bowl & crush 5 sec Sp 8 (although if you like some chunky bits try speed 5)
  3. Add MELTED butter & mix 5 sec Sp 5 or until combined well.
  4. Put into pie dish & push down on the base & up the sides with the base of a smooth glass.
  5. Place in the fridge while preparing the filling
  6. Rinse & dry bowl
  7. Beat Cream Cheese 10 sec Sp 6 or until smooth & scrape down bowl, including the bottom of the bowl.
  8. Add egg yolks, condensed milk, lemon juice & rind & mix 5 sec Sp 6, scrape down bowl & loosen bottom of bowl & mx again 5 sec Sp 6.
  9. Pour into base & place back into the fridge while preparing Meringue
  10. Clean & dry bowl VERY well. Use vinegar & water technique if desired.
  11. Preheat oven to 180*C FAN FORCED or 200*C conventional oven.
  12. Insert butterfly whisk.
  13. Place room temperature egg whites & cream of tartar into bowl & whip 4 min/50*C/Sp 3.5 until stiff peaks form.
  14. Then mix 4 min/50*C/Sp 3 adding 1 tbsp of sugar at a time through the hole in the bowl lid.
  15. Place on top of filling in pie dish & use the pack of a spoon to form peaks.
  16. Cook for approximately 7-15 mins or until top is golden & peaks are brown.
  17. Leave for 30 mins (if you can wait) to allow filling to set a little as it will spill out when you cut into it. Or refrigerate & enjoy cold for a set filling.
Recipe by Mummy Barrow at https://www.mummybarrow.com/lemon-meringue-pie/