Lemon Meringue Pie, from a Collection of Fine Free Recipes by Bruce Moffitt, Chef and Restaurant Owner
Great Cooking Home
Kitchen Safety


free dessert recipes, great desserts.

free dessert recipes, great desserts.

free dessert recipes, great desserts.

Eating Well
is the
Best Revenge!

free dessert recipes, great desserts.

free dessert recipes, great desserts.

free dessert recipes, great desserts.

Death by Chocolate

Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit with 3 Cream

Pumpkin Pie

Sugarless Cheesecake

Raspberry 3-Creme Pie

Tapioca Maple Pudding

Bananas Foster

Three Cream Crepe

Chocolate Mousse

Maple Oatmeal Cookies

Crystallized Ginger

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lime Pie

Chocolate Butter

Mexican Flan,
or Creme Carmel

Desserts Home

Great Cooking Home


This is another of the recipes that my mother was famous for in the neighborhood. This pie is high, delicately browned and handsome. The taste and texture are superb. This is a dessert to remember!

To do a lemon merigue pie, take:

2 tsp gelatine
2 1/4 cups sugar
3/4 cup corn starch

Mix together in the top of a double boiler, then add:

1/2 cup luke warm water. Mix well, then add:

1 3/4 cup boiling water.

Cook over direct heat until mixture has thickened and gone clear. Place over boiling water in double boiler for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Beat a little of the hot mixture into:

4 egg yolks, lightly beaten

Then add yolk mixture to double boiler. Stir for 5 minutes and remove from heat. Blend in:

4 1/2 Tbl butter
6 Tbl fresh lemon juice
2 1/4 Tbl grated lemon peel

Cool. When filling is luke warm, make the meringue:


4 egg whites, beat till frothy, add:

1/4 tsp cream of tartar, beat till holds point, pour in slowly while beating:

9 Tbl sugar, Beat till thick and glossy

Pour filling into baked and cooled 10 inch pie shell. Top with meringue, taking care that the meringue is sealed to the pie shell all around. Bake at 450 for about five minutes, or until the meringue is lightly browned. Give pie a couple hours to set up before serving.

Chef's note: If you happen to have the great good luck to live in a place that has sour ornamental orange trees, which are Seville oranges of marmalade fame, substitute the juice and peel of them for the lemon. Exquisite!!

Click here for a printable version of this page

Click Below for More Recipes & Recommendations by Bruce Moffitt:

Great Recipes Home
Seafood Recipes
Entrees Plus
Holiday Recipes
Great Sauces
Unusual Salads
Survival and Needed Recipes
Wonderful Desserts
Favorite Mexican Foods
Kitchen Safety, Please Read

Website Design and Management by: Bruce and Phyllis Moffitt

Copyright©1996 Bruce Moffitt