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8

A gin infused lemon meringue pie
This rich and fruity dessert has a zesty crust, gin infused lemon custard and fluffy white meringue on the top for the ultimate grown-up lemon meringue pie.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 1
    Step 1

    Place the flour in a bowl, cut cubes butter in and crack in the egg yolk.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 2
    Step 2

    Grate in the zest from a lemon and add the gin before whisking to combine. Knead into a thick dough.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 3
    Step 3

    Line your surface with cling film and dust with flour. Roll out the dough into a square larger than your pie dish.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 4
    Step 4

    Carefully lifting the dough up with the cling film, tip it upside down into your pie dish and mould in place. Cut off any excess dough from the edges and use a fork to prick the base. Cover in cling film and refrigerate for several hours before baking for 15 minutes at 180'C.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 5
    Step 5

    Grate the zest from two lemons and an orange in to a sauce pan.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 6
    Step 6

    Whisk in the cornflour and sugar.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 7
    Step 7

    Squeeze in the juice from all three lemons, the juice from the orange and add the butter. Heat and stir until the butter has melted.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 8
    Step 8

    Beat in the egg, egg yolks, vanilla and gin. Simmering for 5 minutes until thick.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 9
    Step 9

    Whisk the eggs until they form soft peaks and then add the sugar a little at a time until the meringue forms stiff peaks.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 10
    Step 10

    Remove the pie crust from the oven when ready and add the hot lemon mix.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 11
    Step 11

    Spoon the meringue on top.

  • How to bake a lemon meringue pie. Lemon Meringue Pie - Step 12
    Step 12

    Bake for 20 minutes at 180'C and then chill for several hours before serving!

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