Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipes

Ingredients :

6 oz ready-made short crust pastry

finely grated zest and juice of 2 lemons

2-3 oz granulated sugar

5 tbsp corn flour

2 eggs, separated

3 oz caster sugar

Method :
  1. Preheat the oven to 200C Gas Mark 4.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry and use to line a 8 in flan tin, chill for 15 minutes.
  3. Bake blind for 10-15 minutes, remove the paper and baking beans and bake for another 10-15 minutes, until firm and pale golden.
  4. Reduce the oven temperature to 150C Gas Mark 2.
  5. Put the lemon zest and juice, granulated sugar and 10 fl oz water in a pan.
  6. Heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.
  7. Mix the corn flour to a smooth paste with 6 tbsp water and stir it into the lemon mixture.
  8. Bring to the boil, stirring continuously, and cook for 1 minute, until thickened.
  9. Leave to cool slightly, then stir in the egg yolks.
  10. Whisk the egg whites in a large bowl until stiff.
  11. Whisk in half the sugar, then fold in the remaining sugar.
  12. Pour the lemon filling into the pastry case and level the surface.
  13. Pile the meringue on top of the filling and swirl it with a palette knife.
  14. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until the meringue is set and golden brown.

Serves 4-6

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