Lemon Meringue Pie

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Lemon Meringue Pie Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe Courtesy of


Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Difficulty: Easy

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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-ounce can sweetened condensed milk


 

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Directions

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

Meringue:
3 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 cup sugar

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

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Beat egg whites with cream of tarter until soft peaks from.  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.

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I've watched a lot of shows on the Food Network from day one but Paula's are the only recipe's I actually cook. Never been disappointed! I made this pie for the first time a few weeks ago and it turned out perfect. I used Mire Lemons. Also, it was the first time I had ever done a meringue. It was soo easy.

By Randal on January 27, 2014

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1st time ever making a Lemon Merigne Pie...Ms.Paula you have never failed me yet. From the Crawfish Fettuccine to the Cream Cheese Pound Cake...I'm a tried and true fan!!! Love you to pieces! *Bye Y'all*

By Leslie B on December 18, 2013

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pie is great thanks paula deen

By anonymous on December 18, 2013

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I love your lemon meringue pie Paula Deen!!!

By Anonymous on December 18, 2013

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In this menu for Lemon Meringue pie, for the meringue, it says beat egg whites and cream of tarter and gradually add sugar??? There is no sugar ingredient in the main recipe????

By Sylvia Williamson on August 29, 2013

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We love you. Also praying for you.

By Mary Martinez on August 08, 2013

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I can't decide the recipies are all really good looking and delicious I bet I need more then one cake at my bday this year:) $ enei

By Anonymous on June 27, 2013

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I tried your cinnamon rolls, they are the best I ever had. Thanks for the recipe.

By gaynell tate on May 06, 2013

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I've made this pie before and it's great! With that being said, I've seen a lot of comments of the filling being soupy, this happened to me too and i figured out that you have refrigerate it over night and it's sets real nice. good luck y'all!

By amber on April 24, 2013

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I made this pie tonight for my family and was very disappointed. I love Paula and me being raised in GA and being a big Paula Deen fan so it disappoints me greatly that the recipe did not turn out the first one I made was to the recipe exactly and was like water when it came out of the oven. The meringue was the only thing that did perfect so I thought maybe I missed something and retried the recipe except made a few changed to the family recipe but once again the lemon custard did not set. even when removing the meringue and baking the pie for another 20 minutes.

By Josh Elliott on April 02, 2013

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FIXIN TO GO DOWNSTAIRS AND MAKE THE LEMON-MERINGUE PIE BEFORE WATCHING YOUR BEST DISHES. I AN ALREADY TASTE IT, MY AUNT MARY USE TO MAKE WHAT SHE CALLED A BUTTERMILK PIE WHEN I NEEDED COMFORT. SIMILIAR TO THIS RECEIPE. OH DID IT COMFORT ME FOR SURE. WILL LET U KNOW HOW IT TASTE, USING YOUR CRUMB CRACKER CRUST. GOT EVERYTHING I NEED, EVEN THE SAWEETENED CONDENSED MILK, NOW MY MOM MADE HERS LIKE THIS, AND IF U WERE LUCKY U MIGHT FIND ONE LAST PIECE IN THE FRIDGE. i WANT WINTER TO BE OVER SDO I CAN START GROWING MY HERB BED AGAIN. HUGS PAULA LOVE TO ALL YOUR FAMILY. WE SURE LOVE U HERE IN CT.

By Roe Herdman on February 20, 2013

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Dear Paula why does my meringue go flat?

By Debbie Vance on February 14, 2013

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I didn't get the merinque to stiffen! What did I do wrong? ( having lemon pie tonight), lol.

By Ruthie on January 31, 2013

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Made this for my dad's birthday it was awful! I will go back to the normal filling!

By Anonymous on January 29, 2013

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The ingredients for the megingue should be together. The sugar is way to the left and needs to be right with the other ingredients. Cream of tartar is not cream OR tartar or tarter. Beat until soft peaks FROM should be form. I would be glad to proof read your recipes. Have a nice day.

By Linda Cannon on December 07, 2012

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PLease help Paula, My family loves lemon pies but when I make them the filling is set but the crust gets soggy because it starts to weep. How can I prevent this? Thank you Tammy

By Tammy Hofius on November 05, 2012

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Great Paula

By EVERYBODYLOVESCHOCOLATE on June 28, 2012

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I was so excited to make this pie for my family. I followed the directions listed exactly. The meringue baked beautifully, but the pie filling never cooked! It stayed liquid! I couldn't leave it in the oven any longer than I did, or the meringue would burn. I hated to throw away such a beautiful pie! Has anyone else had this problem?

By Erin on May 14, 2012

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I have made lemon meringue pie only once and thought I would try this receipe, and I baked for 30 min instead of 15 min and this pie came out Great. and my family really LOVED IT!!!! Im not a big fan of lemon meringue pie and it is really a GREAT PIE!!!! THANKS PAULA

By Teaira Castro on April 09, 2012

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I am 50 years old and just made my first lemon meringue pie. It is in the oven now but looks fantastic. Followed your directions and the meringue looks like none other before. Today is national pie day and when my husband comes home from work he is going to be so amazed. Thank you for sharing your receipe. So thankful, Gina Hopper

By Gina Hopper on January 23, 2012

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