Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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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


  • 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
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