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Elizabeth from Madison, WI

Elizabeth participated in 2018 Week 5: Pies, and attempted the American Pie Challenge. Let's see how they did!

How do you rate your baking performance?

It's not pretty, but it’s edible.

Give your pie a name based on the ingredients and decoration.

Raspberry-Lemon Meringue Pie: lemon meringue pie with a layer of homemade raspberry jam.

Tell us about your proudest moment — or humble failure — in this week’s baking challenge.

This week was a challenge. While I was very proud of making my first lemon meringue pie (and with a twist) no part of it really went according to plan. Probably most humbling was the meringue swirls. I was hoping to make roses with stripes of red and white (Go Bucky!) but I evidently didn't make enough meringue and pretty soon it turned into a spread-out pink mess. Whoops.

Describe how you added a Wisconsin twist to your creation.

Local eggs were used for the meringue and lemon filling, and the raspberry jam was homemade from the raspberries that grow in my backyard.