There is no denying the allure of a lemon meringue pie. Its flaky crust, creamy zesty custard, and heavenly cloud of meringue are hard to resist. This dessert has been around for centuries and it both ideal for the finest of gatherings and the most casual of events.
So how do you make lemon meringue pie? Fine Dining Lovers offers tips on how to make this classic dessert and a great recipe you'll love.
HOW TO MAKE LEMON MERINGUE PIE: THE ESSENTIALS
To make a successful lemon meringue pie recipe, you first need to make a good flaky pie dough that cuts easily and crumbles in the mouth.
The second element of a successful lemon meringue pie is, of course, the lemon cream which must be quite balanced, neither too sweet nor too acid and, above all, creamy. For this, we use a freshly squeezed lemon juice and prepare the cream in a bain-marie.
Finally, the third aspect of a good lemon meringue pie recipe is the meringue. Some people prefer their lemon pie without meringue, but this mixture of egg whites and sugar brings a little sweetness and perfectly balances the acidity of the lemon.
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