Lemon Meringue Pie

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The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

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A traditional North Country recipe.


  • ½ lb. (240 g.) short sweet pastry or short pastry
  • 4 oz. (


Line a flan tin with the pastry. Line the centre with greaseproof paper, weight it down with crusts or dried beans, and bake at 425° F., gas mark 7, for 10 minutes.

For the filling use a double saucepan – or a basin or saucepan which will fit into a large one containing boiling water. Put the sugar into the small saucepan or basin. Grate the lemon rind into it, then squeeze in the juice