Magic Lemon Pie from EAGLE BRAND®

Magic Lemon Pie from EAGLE BRAND®

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Recipe by  EAGLE BRAND®

“Finally, a show-stopping lemon meringue pie that is also easy to make. If you do not wish to grate lemon zest, use 1/4 teaspoon of lemon extract in its place.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 8 inch pie

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Directions

  1. In mixing bowl, combine EAGLE BRAND®, lemon juice, lemon rind or extract, and egg yolks; stir until mixture thickens. Pour into chilled crumb crust or cooled pastry shell.
  2. Add cream of tartar to egg whites; beat until almost stiff enough to hold a peak. Add sugar gradually, beating until stiff and glossy but not dry. Pile lightly on pie filling.
  3. Bake 325 degrees F. until meringue is lightly browned. Cool.

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Reviews (24)

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LaTanya
69

LaTanya

I tried this recipe several times. The taste is great, but it never thickened. I would love for someone to post a fix to this. Could using real lemons botch the recipe?

BRNHONEY728
35

BRNHONEY728

This is a fantastic pie. I call it a lemon ice box pie. It is not a lemon meringue pie! My mother made this pie for me all through my childhood, and now I make it for my family. I always double the recipe and make it in a long glass pan. Oh, by the way I use a box of vanilla wafers for the crust and crumble the wafers as a filler for crust. Additionally, I use fresh lemon juice. I just love this pie.

Ga Cook
31

Ga Cook

With freshly squeezed lemon juice this rates 5 stars. I can't imagine whey the recipe doesn't call for fresh juice instead of that awful bottled stuff that is so bitter and harsh. Lemons are available year round and are really not that hard to squeeze.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 378 cal
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs
  • 37 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium
  • 212 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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