Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Pie Recipes #44 - Diabetic Old Fashioned Lemon Meringue Pie

Old Fashioned Lemon Meringue Pie
Recipe By : The Art of Diabetic Cooking
Serving Size : 8

Pastry Shell -- baked
3/4 C Granulated Fructose
1 C Water
1/4 Tsp Salt
1/2 C Corn Starch
3/4 C Water
4 Egg Yolk -- slightly beaten
1/2 C Lemon Juice
2 Tbsp Margarine
1 Tsp Lemon Peel -- dried
4 Egg White
1/4 Tsp Cream Of Tartar
2 Tbsp Fructose
2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar Replacement

Combine the 3/4 c fructose, the 1 c water and salt in a saucepan. Stir and cook until boiling. Combine cornstarch and the 3/4 c water in a small bowl, and mix thoroughly. Stir cornstarch mixture slowly into boiling fructose mixture. Cook until thick and clear. Remove from heat. Combine beaten egg yolks and lemon juice. Stir in to thickened hot mixture. Return to heat and continue cooking stirring constantly until mixture boils rapidly again. Remove from heat; then stir in margarine and lemon peel. Pour into pie shell. For meringue: Combine egg whites and cream of tartar in a mixing bowl and beat until frothy. Combine the 2 T. fructose and sugar replacement in a small cup. Continue beating egg whites, gradually adding combined sweeteners, until stiff. Spread on filling and bake at 325 for about 5 min or till lightly browned.


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