Lemon pie with meringue



This weekend my boyfriend did this lovely lemon pie. This is his recipe:

Lemon pie with meringue

pie shell:
150g butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 cups wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
sea salt

Lemon cream:
2 organic lemons (both zest and juice)
3 egg yolks
125g butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla sugar

3 egg whites
1 1/2 cups sugar

Pie crust: Melt the butter, add the remaining ingredients. Press the dough into a pie dish and place in the fridge for about 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 225 degrees, bake the pie shell in about 10 minutes. , reduce the
Lemon Cream: Wash the lemons, grate the zest and squeeze out the juice. Mix the lemon zest, lemon juice and egg yolks. Melt the butter, then add sugar and the lemon mixture, boil until the cream has thickened. Let the cream cool, then pour the lemon cream into the pie shell.
Meringue: Beat egg whites and sugar hard. Spread the meringue over the lemon cream and bake in the oven for a few minutes.




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