Lemon Cloud Pie I


A light, refreshing, and easy to make pie. It's one of my summer favorites.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
1 to 9 - inch pie


  • 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 2 eggs

  • ¼ cup white sugar


  1. Combine 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, water, lemon peel and juice, and egg yolks in a saucepan. Beat well. Stir while cooking over medium heat until thick; it will thicken just as it starts to simmer.

  2. Remove saucepan from heat. Add cream cheese to lemon mixture, and stir until incorporated.

  3. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; add remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Fold sweetened egg whites into lemon mixture.

  4. Spoon filling into shell and chill.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

246 Calories
10g Fat
37g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 246
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 152mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 58mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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