These books were sold by the Milkman and were a staple on many 1970's bookshelves. Now you can buy them on Ebay second hand for more than they originally cost, as I know having bought a couple for friends. There are many editions, I go by the cover that seems the most familiar.
Lemon Meringue Pie Filling
Page 168 of the 1968 edition.
2 level tablespoons of cornflower
2 Lemon Rinds finely grated
The juice of 2 lemons
Yolks of 2 standard eggs
15g of butter
|Just before butter is added|
Cook, stirring continuously until the mixture comes to the boil and thickens (about 3minutes) then simmer for a minute.
Beat in the yolks and cook gently for a further minute. Pour into what ever you are using it for.
|Click the here for the swiss meringue recipe|