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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

The BEST Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe is right here! Pie crust filled with tart, smooth lemon filling and topped with a perfectly fluffy toasted homemade meringue makes this homemade dessert pie recipe hard to resist!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon meringue pie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 312kcal
Author Lauren


Lemon Meringue Pie Filling Ingredients

  • 1 pre-baked pie crust or a homemade pie crust
  • 14 ounces canned sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 3 egg yolks

Meringue Ingredients


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In a medium mixing bowl combine that sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, lemon zest, and egg yolks, stir until well combined and set aside.
  • In the bowl of your mixer place your egg whites and cream of tartar and whisk until soft peaks form. Slowly incorporate your sugar while the mixture whips.
  • Turn off the mixer once you have reached stiff peaks.
  • Pour the lemon meringue pie mixture into the bottom of your cooled piecrust.
  • Place the meringue on top of the lemon custard and spread around to form small peaks.
  • Place the pie in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until the meringues have slightly browned.


Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 1mg