1 heaping tablespoonful cornstarch mixed with A little cold water Large cup hot water Piece butter the size of walnut 1 cup sugar

1 egg whole, or yolks of 2 eggs Juice and rind of 1 lemon A very little salt Whites of 2 eggs Powdered sugar, 1 table-spoonful


Mix the starch with the cold water, add the boiling water and cook until it thickens, and add the butter and sugar. Beat the egg (or yolks) and add the other ingredients. Add the lemon last. When the pie is done, if two yolks were used, beat the whites with a tablespoonful of powdered sugar, place on the top, and brown in a moderate oven.