Perfect Lemon Meringue Pie


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

To Make Lemon Filling: In a 

medium saucepan, whisk together 

1 cup sugar, flour, 

cornstarch, and salt. Stir in water, 

lemon juice and lemon zest. 

Cook over medium-high heat, 

stirring frequently, until mixture 

comes to a boil. Stir in butter. 

Place egg yolks in a small bowl 

and gradually 

whisk in 1/2 cup of hot sugar mixture. 

Whisk egg yolk 

mixture back into remaining sugar mixture. 

Bring to a boil and continue to cook 

while stirring constantly until thick.


 from heat. Pour filling into baked pastry shell.

To Make Meringue: In a large glass or metal bowl, whip egg 

whites until foamy. Add sugar gradually, and continue to whip

 until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pie, sealing the edges at the crust.

Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes, or until meringue is golden brown.



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