Luby's Cafeteria Lemon Icebox Pie

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 15 mins

One of the most requested recipes from Luby's 50th Anniversary Cookbook. Use real lemons for the very best flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In medium bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, lemon juice and lemon peel.
  3. Mix until well blended.
  4. Pour into crust.
  5. Bake 5 minutes.
  6. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  7. In large bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  8. Add sugar, a tablespoon at a time, beating constantly until stiff peaks form.
  9. Spread over filling making sure to go to edge of crust.
  10. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  11. Refrigerate until served.


Most Helpful

A good pie, better than common lemon meringue pie. I'm going to use Persian limes next time, and see how close it tastes to key lime pie.

Oldman437 November 15, 2014

This was the ice-box lemon pie that my mom used to make. This pie is fabulous

999312 May 05, 2014

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