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Lemon Meringue Pie

 Published 2008-Aug-04   Updated 2017-Nov-27
- Submitted by Dahlia
(Key Lime Meringue Pie, Lime Meringue Pie, Lemon Pie)

Recipe For Lemon Meringue Pie


For Lemon Filling

  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
  • Corn starch - 3 tbsp / Gelatin - 1 envelope
  • Lemon/ Lime / Key lime - 2 (juice and zest)
  • Butter - 2 tbsp
  • Egg yolks - 4 (beaten)
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Water - 1 1/2 cup

For Meringue

  • Egg whites - 4
  • Sugar - 6 tbsp



  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Bake the pie crust for 10-12 minutes until its done.

To Make Lemon Filling

  1. Mix all the ingredients under 'for lemon filling' except egg yolks and bring it to a boil.
  2. Beat the egg yolks separately in another bowl.
  3. Mix half of the hot sugar lemon mixture and add it to the egg yolks little by little whisking continuously.
  4. Add this to the rest of the sugar lemon water. (If you add the egg yolks directly to the hot lemon sugar water, it will scramble up.)
  5. Bring everything to a boil and simmer till it becomes thick (app 10 minutes).

To Make Meringue

  1. Whip the egg whites in a separate bowl using a hand mixer until it is nice and fluffy.
  2. Add sugar and continue to whisk until it becomes thick and stiff. (10 min)
  3. Take the baked pie shell, pour the lemon mixture into it. Spread the meringue over that gently.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes until the meringue turns golden brown.

Detailed Steps

Take a pie crust.

lemon meringue pie preparation

Bake the crust for 10-12 minutes.

lemon meringue pie preparation

Pour the lemon filling.

lemon meringue pie preparation

Spread the meringue over the filling gently.

lemon meringue pie preparation

Bake till the top is golden brown.

lemon meringue pie preparation

Enjoy lemon meringue pie.

lemon meringue pie preparation

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