Lime Meringue


Source: S.A. Howell
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Description

Lime Meringue

Ingredients

2  
eggs
1 can
condensed milk (tin)
   
lime juice (to taste)

Instructions

How to make Lime Meringue?

1. Separate eggs, add yolk to condensed milk and stir well until blended.
2. Add lime juice, a little at a time and heat over a low fire until mixture thickens.
3. When satisfied that mixture is "tart" enough, spoon into baked pastry shell, top with meringue made from 2 egg whites and 2 tablespoons granulated or castor sugar.
4. Beat until stiff and holding peaks.
5. Bake in hot oven at 400° for about 10 minutes or until tips of meringue start to brown.

Serve at room temperature.

Notes

Need
1 baked 8" or 9" pastry shell