Recipes

Lemon Meringue Pie

  • SERVES:
    Servings
    6
  • PREP TIME:
    Prep Time
    10
    minutes
  • BAKE TIME:
    Cook Time
    13-17
    minutes
  • TOTAL TIME:
    Total Time
    23-27
    minutes

ingredients

  • 1 TENDERFLAKE Deep Dish Pie Shell
  • 8 Large Eggs
  • 2 Cups (500 mL) Sugar
  • ¼ Cup (60 mL) Cornstarch
  • 1 Cup (250 mL) Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Finely Grated Zest from 3 Lemons
  • 4 Tablespoons (60 mL) Unsalted Butter

directions

  1. Bake TENDERFLAKE Pie Shell according to package instructions
  2. Separate 5 Eggs, reserving the Egg Whites in a Separate Bowl
  3. Add the 3 remaining eggs to the Yolks and whisk in 1 ½ (375 mL) Cups of Sugar, ¼ Cup (60 mL) Cornstarch and 1 Cup (250 mL) Lemon Juice
  4. Transfer to a pot and heat gently until mixture comes to a boil
  5. Strain and stir in Lemon Zest and Butter
  6. Pour into Baked TENDERFLAKE Pie Crust
  7. Whisk the Egg Whites until peaked and gently add remaining ½ Cup (125 mL) Sugar
  8. Whisk until thick creamy and smooth
  9. Spread over the filling and bake at 350°F (176°C) until meringue begins to brown, 8 - 10 minutes