Fast Microwave Lemon Meringue Pie

READY IN: 14mins
Recipe by evelync

Once I tried this micro version of making my lemon pie filling I never went back to the old stove top method. Fast, clean and no one can tell the difference.

Top Review by In10sity

The first time I made this, it came out with some lumps that I had to pick out. The times after that, I added ice cubes to the water to get it really cold and I very aggressively whisked the cornstarch. I also stopped after the first minute of cooking and then after two and a half minutes mark to stir. I have since had no problems with lumps. I always make this recipe into lemon tarts (it makes 24 regular sized tarts) with frozen tart shells and serve it with fresh whipped cream instead of meringue. It's very delicious and a new favorite of mine!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In microwavable bowl add sugar minus 6 Tablespoons for meringue, cornstarch, salt, water.
  2. Stir and micro on high for 5 minutes till transparent stirring once.
  3. Temper egg yolks by mixing a bit of hot mixture with them.
  4. Add lemon juice and rind.
  5. Add to hot mixture and stir.
  6. Cook 3 minutes on 70% power.
  7. Add butter and pour into pie crust.
  8. Cool.
  9. In food processor beat 3 egg whites with 6 Tablespoons of sugar adding gradually.
  10. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and bake at 350°F until golden.

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