My Favorite Lemon Meringue Pie

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Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

My husband loves Lemon Meringue Pie and this is my favorite recipe. I hope you enjoy it!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix first four ingredients in saucepan. Add hot water; cook over medium heat until mixture begins to thicken.
  2. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  3. Add slightly beaten egg yolks, a little at a time, to keep the eggs from cooking too fast and being unable to blend into mixture.
  4. Cook until mixture begins to bubble.
  5. Remove from heat; add butter.
  6. Cool for a few minutes and pour into baked pie shell.
  7. Top with meringue.
  8. Bake in 350 degree preheated oven for 15 minutes or until meringue is golden brown.
  9. Meringue:.
  10. In clean glass mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar with mixer until foamy.
  11. Increase speed of mixer and slowly add sugar, one tablespoon at a time.
  12. Mix on high until peaks form.