Lemon Meringue Pie

Classic lemon meringue pie gets a flavor boost with the addition of lemon extract in the filling as well as the meringue topping.

Serves: Makes 8 servings.
25 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
25 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in water until smooth. Stir in egg yolks. Stirring constantly, bring to boil on medium heat; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice, butter and extract. Pour hot filling into baked pie crust.

  • For the Meringue Topping, mix sugar and cream of tartar. Beat egg whites in medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Gradually add sugar mixture and extract, beating until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue evenly over hot filling, sealing to edges of crust.

  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until meringue is golden. Cool completely on wire rack. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 321Calories: 321Cholesterol: 81mg
  • Sodium: 91mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 13gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 48g