Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Easy

Time: 25 MINUTES

4 ratings
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Ingredients

  • 1 (8 inch) pre-baked pie shell, or crumb crust
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Preparation

In medium bowl, combine milk, lemon juice and zest; blend in egg yolks. Pour into cooled crust.

 

Preheat oven to 325°.

 

Meringue:

 

Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in the sugar until stiff. Spread over filling; seal to edge of crust. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until meringue is golden brown.

Lemon Meringue Pie

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4 Reviews

Delores
Delores 1/26/2016
1/26/2016
Just plain yummy

Just plain yummy. This pie has always been one of my favorites.

Corinne
Corinne 11/24/2015
11/24/2015
Holidays, birthd

Holidays, birthdays? I'm the hit of the day. I even make new friends. Thank you so so much Paula!

The PDN Web
The PDN Web 1/7/2015
1/7/2015
Thanks for your

Thanks for your comment, Shante. While you should always be careful when cooking, handling, and eating eggs, the recipe actually is correct -- many lemon meringue pie recipes do not require cooking the filling before adding the meringue. We hope this helps!

shante
shante 1/6/2015
1/6/2015
WARNING! This

WARNING! This recipe is missing the "COOKING THE FILLING" step! You should not eat RAW EGG Yokes

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