Magic Lemon Pie


Lemon Meringue Pie using sweetened condensed milk and bottled lemon juice.

1 pie


  • 1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust

  • ½ cup lemon juice

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 2 eggs, separated

  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 4 tablespoons white sugar


  1. Blend sweetened condensed milk and egg yolks together. Gradually add lemon juice, stirring until mixture thickens and is well blended. Pour filling into crust.

  2. In another bowl, beat room temperature egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add sugar, and continue beating until egg whites are stiff. Carefully spread meringue over filling, sealing the edges.

  3. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) until meringue browns, about 6 minutes. Cool. Refrigerate uneaten portions.

    whole lemon pie with graham cracker crust

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

351 Calories
13g Fat
54g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 351
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 251mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 45g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 8mg 42%
Calcium 153mg 12%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 259mg 6%

* 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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