Meringue Lemon Pie

A lemon pie with a meringue topping.




Lemon cream


  1. Pre-heat oven at 180C, separate egg whites.
  2. Make the pie dough (add the 2 egg yolks).
  3. Spread it into a pie mould, bake it empty for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Wash the lemons, peel two of them and keep the peel.
  5. Put the peel in a sauce pan with all the lemon juice, the sugar and corn starch.
  6. Stir and warm up on low heat.
  7. Mix eggs in a separate container. Add it to the pan and stir the mix.
  8. Increase heat and stir with a whip. Be careful not to burn the mixture.
  9. Remove from the stove and spread on the baked pie dough. Let it cool down.
  10. Beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt. As they get firm, add the sugar. Beat until it’s firm.
  11. Spread the whites on the pie.
  12. Bake at 120-150C until the meringue becomes golden (about 10 minutes).


Recipe tags: french dessert pie

Recipe posted on: 2023-01-03, last edited on: 2023-01-03, written by: Sylvain Gauthier