Lemon Pie Recipe

Lemon Meringue Pie is my ALL TIME FAVORITE DESSERT EVER!  So I made a couple this past weekend 🙂   YUMMMYYYYYYYYYYYY!!

Lemon Pie Recipe

Lemon Pie Recipe


  • 2 eggs
  • 5 egg yolks (reserve the whites!)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, plus 2 Tbs sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (this was about 7 lemons - you'll get more juice if they are at room temp when you squeeze them)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 Tbs unsalted butter, at room temp
  • 1 prebaked 9" pie crush


  1. Whisk together the eggs, egg yolks, and sugar until pale yellow, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add cornstarch and salt, and continue whisking until fully combined
  3. Add lemon juice, water, and butter
  4. Continue mixing until well combined
  5. Transfer mixture to a heavy saucepan. Place over medium heat.
  6. Whisk continuously, scraping sides with rubber scraper. Be careful not to burn!
  7. Cook until thickened, about 8 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat, whisk an additional minute
  9. Pour into prebaked pie crust. Cover with wax paper, chill at least one hour.
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As always – ENJOY!!

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