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Chase Center Eats and Treats: Lemon Meringue Pie

May 8, 2020/CHASE CENTER

Chase Center pastry chef Bianca provided the instructions to make lemon meringue pie. Here is the recipe for the dish.

Filling Ingredients:
• 2 (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
• 1 cup lemon juice
• 4 large egg yolks
• 1 lemon zest

Crust Ingredients:
• 12 full sheet of graham cracker
• 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
• 5 tablespoons of unsalted butter (melted)
• ½ teaspoon of cinnamon

Whipped Cream Ingredients:
• 1 cup heavy cream
• ¼ cup confectioner sugar
• 1 vanilla bean

Preheat oven to 265°F

Make Crust:
Using a food processor, pulse the graham crackers into crumbs. Pour into a medium bowl and stir in sugar, cinnamon and melted butter until combined. Press tightly into the bottom of the dish. Pre-bake crust for 5 minutes.

• Whisk the sweetened condensed milk and eggs together
• Add juice slowly
• Add lemon zest
• Pour into the crust
• Bake for 15-20 minutes
• Take out of the oven and allow to cool completely
• Chill overnight

Whipped Cream:
• Whisk all three ingredients until medium peak
• Garnish with whipped cream