6 sl Bread; approximately
1 c Sugar
3 Egg yolks; slightly beaten
1 lg Lemon; juice of
1 tb Butter
1 Pie shell; 9″, baked
3 Egg whites
3 tb Sugar
Cut crusts from bread slices. Dip slices in bowl of water to soften;
squeeze out water. Use enough bread to make 1 cup, but do not pack
too tighlty. Put bread, sugar, egg yolks, lemon juice and butter in
top of double boiler. Cook until mixture thickens; then spoon into
Beat egg whites until frothy; gradually add sugar, and continue
beating until mixture forms peaks. Spread meringue over filling.
Bake at 350 degrees about 20 minutes or until meringue is brown.
SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in 1974.