Very Easy Lemon Meringue Pie. Need a quick and easy recipe for a Holiday dessert? Yummy without the difficulty.
Very Easy Lemon Meringue Pie
- 1 9 inch prebaked baked pie crust. room temperature
- 1 package lemon pie filling
- Add 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest almost two lemons
- 4 large fresh egg whites
- ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
- ¼ cup sugar
Mix package of lemon pie filling according to package directions. Add the grated lemon zest.
Remove eggs from the refrigerator and separate, as they will separate best cold. Crack eggs and separate yolks from egg whites.
Allow egg whites to reach room temperature to allow them to whip to their fullest.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Pour eggs whites into a spotlessly-clean bowl.
Whip the egg whites until they are glossy and smooth, then add the cream of tartar to help the egg whites hold their form.
Slowly add the sugar to the egg whites.
Pour filling into prebaked crust.
Spread meringue on top of filling.
Place about 4 inches under the heat and bake for about 10 minutes, until golden.
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