Lemon Meringue Pie

Ingredients

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1 pie crust
1/3 c BBF Agave
1 c low-fat milk
6 large egg yolks
2/3 c fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp lemon zest
2 Tbsp BBF Naturally Refined Coconut Oil
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 c water
5 Tbsp cornstarch
MERINGUE INGREDIENTS -
4 large egg whites
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
2 Tbsp BBF Agave

Directions

Preheat the oven to 325°F.
In a sauce pan, combine agave, milk, egg yolks, lemon juice, lemon zest, coconut oil and salt.
Bring to a boil and immediately reduce to simmer while stirring with a whisk. In a separate bowl combine water and cornstarch and mix until all clumps are gone. Whisk cornstarch and water mixture into ingredients in sauce pan. Mixture will thicken within a minute or two.

Pour into precooked pie crust.

Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and pinch of salt in bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Add agave while beating. Cover the pie evenly with the meringue. Form decorative peaks with a knife or fork. Bake pie for 14-16 minutes until meringue is set and golden brown.

Makes 8 servings

Tips and Notes:

Try spreading fresh blueberries or raspberries over top of lemon filling prior to adding meringue. This adds a beautiful flavor, texture & color!

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