Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe
0

Photos of Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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

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
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 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

Meringue:

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

Instructions

  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.

Nutrition

  • 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
Want to share your experience making this Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie or have any tips to perfect it? Join the discussion in the Baking and Desserts forum!

Was this page helpful?

Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

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