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Lemon Cloud Pie

No recipe image available.This luscious pie has a lemony cream cheese filling that is so light and fluffy it could almost float away like a cloud.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9-inch) baked pie shell
1 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons corn starch
1 cup water
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese
2 fresh eggs*, separated
1/4 cup granulated sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, water, lemon juice and egg yolks in a saucepan, mixing well. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook, stirring, for 1 minute after mixture boils. Remove saucepan from heat.
  2. Add cream cheese to lemon mixture, combining well.
  3. With an electric mixer, beat egg whites until stiff; add remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Fold meringue mixture into lemon mixture.
  4. Spoon filling into baked shell and refrigerate for several hours before serving.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

*We suggest using pasteurized egg products for this recipe.