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Lemon Meringue

Easy Made from Scratch Lemon Meringue Pie

Homemade pie crust with lemon filling and golden meringue on top
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Dessert, Homemade, Lemon Meringue, pie, Scratch
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 People
Author Stacy Roman


  • OVEN
  • Electric Mixer
  • Mixing Bowl, serving bowl , spatula


  • Pre-Made Pie Crust Store bought or homemade
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3 tbsp. All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp. Corn Starch
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 Lemons Zested
  • ½ cup Lemon Juice From Fresh Lemons or bottle
  • 4 Egg Yolks Beaten
  • 2 tbsp. Butter


  • 4 Egg Whites
  • ¼ cup Sugar


  • Blind Bake Homemade or Bought Pie Crust
  • Pre-Heat Oven 350°
  • Separate Eggs
  • In a medium sauce pan whisk together flour, sugar (1 cup) ,cornstarch and salt
  • Slowly stir in water, lemon juice and the lemon zest. Bring to boil.
  • In a separate bowl whisk egg yolks ,take a little of hot mixture and whisk into eggs , when they are well mixed, Stir egg mixture into boiling lemon mix. Stir continually until thickened
  • Remove from heat and pour into pie crust


  • In stand mixer or glass bowl beat egg whites until frothy
  • Slowly add the sugar and continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread meringue over hot filling ,seal edges with meringue
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown
  • Cool and refrigerate before serving


Serving: 1slice