Anybody can make this classic dish. Lemon Meringue Pie is a perfect recipe to try as part of a paleo meal plan or paleo diet weight loss program.
- 1 cup lemon juice
- 5tsp finely grated lemon rind (approximately 4 lemons)1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 4tbs arrow root
- 5 egg yolks
- 5 egg whites
- 2tbs maple syrup
Preheat a fan-forced oven to 160° Celsius / 325° Fahrenheit.
Place lemon juice, lemon rind and maple syrup in a medium size pan on low heat.
In a small bowl, combine coconut milk and arrow root powder. Add to lemon juice mixture, stirring consistently until simmering.
Beat egg yolks together in a small bowl then add to simmering lemon mixture, stir constantly for 3-4 minutes, or until mixture has thickened. Pour into a pie dish.
To make the meringue, beat the egg whites and maple syrup in a medium size mixing bowl until stiff peaks form.
Spoon the meringue on top of the lemon filling then place into oven and bake for 8-10 minutes, or until lightly browned.
leave to cool before serving.