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    Lemon Meringue Cake

    Lemon Meringue Cake. Photo by Chef Bev2

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    30 mins

    30 mins

    LAURIE's Note:

    This cake looks like you are a master baker! So elegant and so lemony yummy. Great way to impress someone with your skills. Gets me is a mood for spring!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package lemon cake mix
    • 1 1/3 cups water (or as called for in cake mix directions)
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil (or as called for in cake directions)
    • 3 eggs (or as called for in cake directions)
    • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) package lemon pie filling mix (cook type)
    • 2 egg whites
    • 1/4 cup sugar

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Grease and flour two 8 inch round layer cake pans.
    2. 2
      Make, bake and cool cake according to package directions.
    3. 3
      Cook pudding as directed on package for pie filling.
    4. 4
      Cool for 30 minutes, stirring several times.
    5. 5
      Beat egg whites until frothy.
    6. 6
      Gradually add in sugar beating until stiff but not dry.
    7. 7
      With long serrated knife, split each cake layer into 2 thin layers.
    8. 8
      Place one cake on oven proof plate.
    9. 9
      Spread 1/4 of lemon pudding on cake and repeat with all cakes, ending with lemon pudding on top.
    10. 10
      Spread meringue around sides of cake, making elegant swirls.
    11. 11
      Bake at 450°F for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
    12. 12
      Cool to room temp before serving.
    13. 13
      Store in refrigerator.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 27, 2003

      45

      Cool, fluffy and sweet. This is a recipe I would recommend you keep on hand for spring and summer to bring to picknics and bbq's.

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    • on September 22, 2008

      55

      I requested this cake for my birthday from my Mom as she had made it for a Sunday dinner before and I loved it! Tastes just as good as the first time! Thanks for the post!

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    • on August 20, 2007

      55

      What a fancy, simple recipe...we loved it...

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Meringue Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (81 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 250.4
     
    Calories from Fat 103
    41%
    Total Fat 11.5 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 40.3 mg
    13%
    Sodium 264.2 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.1 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 17.2 g
    68%
    Protein 3.0 g
    6%

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