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This zesty lemon meringue pie recipe is the perfect treat. It’s sure to be an instant family favourite!

Ingredients

Pastry

  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (15g) Flora Light® margarine
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1 egg white
  • flour to roll pastry

Filling

  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 5 level tablespoons custard powder
  • ½ cup evaporated light milk

Meringue

  • 3 egg whites
  • ¾ cup caster sugar

 Method

  1. Preheat oven 180°C fan forced.
  2. To make pastry: In a medium size mixing bowl combine flour and sugar. Melt margarine and add to milk, using a fork beat egg white into milk mixture until combined. Pour into flour and fold together. Place pastry on a well-floured surface and roll out to fit shape of round pie dish (23cm) that has been coated with cooking spray. Roll up pastry using a rolling pin, lift into pie plate. Trim around edges and bake 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to cool.
  3. To make filling: In a medium size saucepan heat all ingredients except milk. Using a whisk, blend ingredients together until mixture comes to the boil, whisk in milk. Leave to cool.
  4. To make meringue: In a medium size mixing bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gradually add in sugar beating well each time until all sugar has been used.
  5. To assemble pie: Spread lemon filling evenly over prepared pastry base. Spoon meringue mixture on top of filling, spreading to the edge of pie, make peaks with flat of spoon. Bake10-15 minutes or until meringue is browned.

Serves 10

Recipe from Symply Too Good To Be True Book 2

  • I love lemony things and especially lemon meringue pie ;)

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  • Oh great – now I won’t have the excuse not to make it as you have shared your recipe. Thank you.

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  • Oh yummmm thanks for sharing!!!

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  • Looks amazing thanks for sharing your recipe

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  • How I wish I could make this. It looks perfect and I bet it tastes delicious. Thank you for sharing this recipe

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  • Thanx for sharing.

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  • Great dessert to have any occasion.

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  • I love lemon meringue pies, will have to go an buy one today for desert not that I have seen this.

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  • Oooh mouth watering. I want to eat this. Someone want to make it for me??

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  • My mum used to make the best lemon meringue! Very nostalgic!

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  • I love good lemon pie. This looks amazing

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  • This looks so good

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  • Looks fairly light but oh so yummy.

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  • Your lemon meringue pie look’s so delicious,love it!!!

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  • My favourite dessert and a calorie count as well. Thanks for sharing.

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