Arizona Sunshine Lemon Pie



This lemon pie is so simple ! You make  filling in your mixer ! Just with a easy ingredients.


* Ingredients:


For the crust

° 1 cup graham cracker crumbs

° 2 tbsp. Sugar

° 3 tbsp. Butter, melted

For the lemon garnish

° 1 1/3 cups water

° 1 tbsp Lemon zest

° 1/2 cup sugar

° 1/4 cup cornstarch

° 2 egg yolks

° 3 tbsp. Lemon juice

° For the Italian meringue

° 1/2 cup sugar

° 2 tbsp. Water

° 2 egg whites


* Preparation:


Preheat the oven to 190 ° C.


In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the crust. Divide into a 20-cm (8-inch) pie plate and press lightly.


Bake, 8 minutes, until the crust is lightly golden. Take from  oven and permit cool.


Prepare the lemon filling by mixing the water with the zest and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and reserve.


In a bowl, whisk the cornstarch with the egg yolks and lemon juice. Filter to obtain a homogeneous preparation.


Pour the sugar water over the egg yolk preparation and whisk well. Return to the pot and cook for 2 minutes over medium-high heat, whisking constantly, until thickened. Pour into the crust.


Prepare the meringue by mixing the sugar and water in a saucepan. Heat over high heat until the temperature reaches 116 ° C (240 ° F) on a cooking thermometer. Remove from fire.


Employ an electric mixer, lash  egg whites until softly peaks shape . Drizzle in the syrup and continue to mix with a mixer until stiff peaks form.


Spread over the lemon garnish. Spend about 2 minutes under the preheated grill of the oven, until the meringue is golden brown.