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New Zealand Lemon meringue pie
250 g Digestive biscuits, crushed, put them between two sheets of greaseproof paper and crush with a rolling pin.
125 g butter, melted gently over a very low heat
395g condensed milk
3 eggs, separated
2tsp untreated grated lemon rind
Half a cup of lemon juice
Half a cup of sugar
1 Preheat oven to 180
2 Whisk the egg whites until stiff, in a large clean dry bowl ,making sure no yolk gets in. Add the sugar, whisk again and set aside.
3 Combine the melted butter and crushed biscuits and press well into a loose bottomed baking tin.
4 Beat together the condensed milk and egg yolks, lemon juice and grated rind .Pour over the biscuit base.