Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture Team Modified: September 18, 2020
Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Why mile-high? Because when you eat it you’ll feel like you’re miles above the earth!

How To Make Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie

5 from 1 vote

A light and fluffy dessert as if you're eating a slice on top of a fluffy cloud.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 50 mins


  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon peel, grated
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 pie shell, (9-inch), baked


  • 6 egg whites, ¾ cups at room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar


  1. In medium saucepan, combine cornstarch, flour, 1/3 4 C. sugar and the salt, mixing well.
  2. Gradually add 2 C. water, stirring until smooth.
  3. Over medium heat, bring to boiling, stirring occasionally; boil 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Quickly stir some of hot mixture into egg yolks.
  6. Return to hot mixture; stir to blend.
  7. Return to heat; cook over low heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.


  • Sugar: 63g
  • :
  • Calcium: 19mg
  • Calories: 422kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 80g
  • Cholesterol: 98mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 114mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 209mg
  • Vitamin A: 192IU
  • Vitamin C: 7mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Pies & Pastries

Refreshing Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

A piece of this lemon meringue pie will definitely make the summer months bearable. Top with whipped cream and enjoy this tangy treat with tea.
6 hrs


Honey Garlic Dijon Broiled Salmon Recipe

Honey Garlic Dijon Broiled Salmon seasoned with herbs and b that comes together in just 15 minutes and literally has the best flavor ever! The best salmon of my life!
13 mins

Pies & Pastries

Pavlova Deluxe Recipe

Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, Pavlova is a dessert you can serve with some whipped cream and juicy fruits. For this recipe, we'll be using passion fruit for that deluxe flavor.

1 hr 50 mins


Sweet Pickles Recipe

No more trips to the grocery store once you get a hand of making your own sweet pickles.

15 mins

Leave a comment

Replying to