Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Lemon Meringue Pies can be a gastronomical delight for every taste bud. Learn how to make/prepare Lemon Meringue Pie by following this easy recipe.
Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
Calories Per Serving 298
  • 1 cup White Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose Flour
  • 2 Lemons (juiced and zested)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1½ cups Water
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 4 Egg Yolks, beaten
  • 1 nine-inch Pie Crust, baked
  • 6 tbsp White Sugar
How to make Lemon Meringue Pie:
  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • For the Lemon Filling take a medium saucepan and mix together 1 cup sugar, cornstarch, flour, and salt.
  • Stir in water, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  • Cook this over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in butter.
  • Add egg yolks in a small bowl and slowly mix this in 1/2 cup of hot sugar mixture.
  • Add egg yolk mixture into the remaining sugar mixture.
  • Bring the sugar mixture to a boil and cook it stirring continuously till it is thick.
  • Take it off heat and pour the filling into a baked pastry shell.
  • For the Meringue, take a large glass or metal bowl and whip up the egg whites until they are foamy.
  • Add sugar gradually, and continue to whip it up until the stiff peaks form.
  • Spread meringue over the pie and seal the edges at the crust.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven for 10 minutes or until the meringue is golden brown.