No matter how many lemon meringue pies I try, this will remain the best recipe for lemon meringue pie. A delicious homemade lemon filling bursting with fresh lemon flavor is topped with a fluffy meringue topping. Everyone loves it!
Bake your pie shell as instructed on the box. Then let cool.
Slowly stir at least half the mixture into the egg yolks bowl. Then, blend that back into the saucepan.
Add filling into baked pie shell. You will cover with Meringue once it's prepared.
*See Tips Above Before Starting*
Beat egg whites and lemon juice until frothy.
Gradually add 1 tbsp of sugar at a time at medium speed.
Continue beating, slowly raising the speed until sugar is dissolved and meringue is stiff and glossy. I will work my way to the highest speed to see the meringue stiffen to peak form!
Bake at 400 F for 8-10 minutes or until slightly browned.
Remove and cool away from any drafts. Do not cover or place in humid space or your meringue won't set properly.