Prep Time: thirty minutes
Cook Time: twenty minutes
Total Time: fifty minutes
All the flavors of Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie packed into perfect portable dessert for whatsoever occasion or season. � Best Ever Lemon Meringue Pie Bites....
- Homemade All Butter Pie Crust or ii pre-made, gear upward to whorl pie crusts
- 4 egg yolks + 1 egg for egg wash
- 1/3 loving cup cornstarch
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 1/3 cups sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 loving cup lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 4 egg whites, at room temperature
- 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
- Pinch of salt
- 3/4 loving cup sugar
- Filling : Whisk egg yolks inwards medium size mixing bowl as well as laid aside.
- In a medium saucepan, combine cornstarch, water, saccharide as well as salt. Stir constantly over medium depression estrus until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from the estrus as well as trim down the estrus to low.
- Pour one-half of this mixture into the egg yolk mixture inwards a sparse stream, whisking constantly. Now, pour the "hot" egg mixture dorsum into the saucepan, whisking constantly.
- Return to the stove as well as gear upward for an additional iii minutes stirring constantly.
- Remove from estrus as well as stir inwards lemon juice as well as lemon zest. Finally whisk inwards butter 1 tbsp at a time. Stir occasionally until cool. (Setting inwards the bowl as well as placing inwards a larger bowl of H2O ice volition speed this up.).
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Grease as well as flour (or role nonstick cooking spray) a mini-muffin pan. Set aside.
- Roll the dough or pie crust out on a floured surface amongst a floured rolling pin. Using a circular cookie or biscuit cutter (approximately iii inches diamater) cutting at to the lowest degree 24 rounds out ( or 12 rounds of each pie crust, if using shop bought)
- Carefully press each circular into the mini-muffin pan. Use your fingers to circular the ends into a pie crust.
- Brush egg launder from 1 egg to the transcend edges of each pie.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden about the edges.
- Remove from oven as well as allow the crust cool. Once cooled, role the tip of a knife to loosen the crusts from the mini muffin cups, only function on them inwards the pan.
- Spoon the lemon filling into each baked as well as cooled mini pie crust almost upward to the top.
- Meringue: In a large bowl, rhythm out egg whites until soft peaks form. Add the cream of tarter as well as tabular array salt as well as gradually rhythm out inwards saccharide until glossy, close some other x minutes. Fill a pastry purse amongst the meringue as well as transcend filled mini pies.
- When gear upward to serve, preheat the broiler to high. Place mini-muffin pan nether the broiler until the meringue is evenly toasted, close ii minutes, or dark-brown the merinque amongst a kitchen blow torch.
- Serve straightaway or refrigerate until gear upward to serve.