Lemon Meringue Pie


Pecan Cottage Favorite Lemon Meringue Pie

Course: Dessert
Keyword: Pecan Cottage Favorite Lemon Meringue Pie
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  • cups sugar
  • ¼ cup (plus 2 tbsp) cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon rind
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 3 egg yolks, well beaten use whites for meringue
  • cups boiling water
  • 1 9 inch pie shell baked


  • 4 egg whites
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • cup sugar



  • Blend sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt in medium saucepan.
  • Add lemon juice, rind, cold water, beaten egg yolks, blending until very smooth.
  • Add boiling water.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, then boil 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir filling occasionally until warm.
  • When cook, add to baked pie shell.


  • Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form.
  • Add sugar, gradually, beating until stiff.
  • Apply to top of pie filling making sure to flip a few curls for panache.
  • Bake at 350° for 10 to 13 minutes.
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If you are looking for a good pie recipe this is the winner.  This Pecan Cottage Favorite Lemon Meringue Pie is so good and very easy to make.  You can find this recipe and others like it in our Eat & Explore Oklahoma Cookbook/Travel Guide!