• Serves 8
  • 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 7 Ingredients


Ingredients (serves 8)

  • 180g plain biscuits, crushed
  • 125g butter, melted
  • 395g can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 eggs, seperated
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan forced. Grease a 23cm flan tin.
  2. . Combine biscuit crumbs and butter in a bowl, mixing well; press into the base and sides of the prepared tin. Refrigerate until firm.
  3. Meanwhile, beat together Sweetened Condensed Milk, egg yolks, lemon zest and lemon juice. Pour into prepared base.
  4. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form; gradually beat in sugar until dissolved. Spoon meringue over filling. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden. Serve warm or cold.


if you want to cheat with the pastry I sometimes defrost a shortcrust sheet or puff pastry sheet from the freezer and then just make the filling and the merignue, still makes a decent pie!

  • Now I need to make myself a lemon meringue pie thanks so much…


  • I love lemon meringue pie. This is definitely my dessert for tonight. I’ll have to make it late so I don’t eat it all before tea


  • yum I love a good lemon merignue pie – yours looks and sounds beautiful – cannot wait to give it a try – thank you for sharing


  • Thanks for sharing – looks simple enough for even me to make.


  • Your recipe is easy and delicious,thanks for sharing!


  • This looks amazing


  • One classic amazing pie!


  • Drool! This looks and sounds amazing – lemon merengue is my favourite dessert.


  • I love the simplicity, thanks for sharing!.


  • This looks really good! A really nice recipe! Thanks


  • holly deliciousness! I love a good lemon meringue! I would also like to try it as lime!


  • Lemon Meringue Pie could be my favourite (maybe after cheesecake)!


  • I’m going to try this thanks. Mum used to make them all the time but I’ve never made on myself!


  • Thanx for sharing this yummy recepie


  • My hubby is going to love this. Thanks


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