Lemon Meringue Short Crust Pie Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Short crust pastry6 Ounce
 Lemons2 , juiced and rinded
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as required)
 Corn flour1 Tablespoon (Leveled)
 Butter/Margarine /cooking fat1 Ounce
 Sugar4 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1006 Calories from Fat 392

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.9%

Saturated Fat 22.1 g110.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.9 mg

Sodium 147.5 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 149 g49.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.2%

Sugars 114.5 g

Protein 16 g32.2%

Vitamin A 24.6% Vitamin C 148.9%

Calcium 13.2% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pre-heat oven at 375°F or Gas Mark 4.

2. In a flan ring, line the bottom with rolling out short crust pastry dough. Bake it at 375°F or Gas Mark 4.
3. In a bowl, add water to lemon juice such that it makes 6 tablespoons of liquid.
4. Mix cornflour with it.
5. In a pan, take fat, 2 ounce sugar and lemon rind. Cook it until it becomes thick and smooth in consistency.
6. Remove from flame and when the lemon mixture stops to boil, beat in the 2 egg yolks.
7. Pour the above contents into the pastry case. Bake it in moderate oven for 15 minutes.
8. In another bowl, take egg whites. Whisk it until it is very stiff. Add remaining quantity of sugar to it. Mix everything well.
9. Add all the mixtures and pour it in the pastry case. Top it with remaining quantity of sugar.
10. Bake it for 15 minutes in the centre of a moderate oven at 375°F or Gas Mark 4 if you want to serve it hot or for about 1 hour in a very low oven at 275°F or Gas Mark 1 if you want to serve cold.

11. Serve Lemon Meringue Pie either hot or cold.