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Magic Lemon Pie from EAGLE BRAND®

Rated as 4.11 out of 5 Stars

"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

servings 378
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 inch pie)

Directions

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  1. In mixing bowl, combine EAGLE BRAND(r), 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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 378 calories; 11.8 37 4.6 64 212 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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 dou...

Most helpful critical review

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?

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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?

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 dou...

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 ava...

My mom passed recently this pie was her trademark classic,only she made it with crushed vanilla wafers and fresh squeezed lemon juice. I will always make it in her memorey.

I have used this recipe since I first began cooking. It is great and works as well for a key lime pie by changing the lemons to limes. I am wondering why the reviewer who said that this is not a...

Tried making this recipe for my dad. He loves lemon pie, but thought I would try something new this year since my mom alwys makes it out of the lemon pudding. I wanted to impress him, well I w...

This is a classic recipe, but not tart enough for my family's taste! Try using a 9" crust, 4 to 5 eggs, and increase the lemon juice amount to YOUR tartness quotient, adding lemon extract, alon...

I remember my grandmother making this for us as kids! It's the BEST!!

This is a pretty good lemon pie, but the layers were too thin. They would probably be OK in a small, prepared graham shell but not for my pie pan. I recommend doubling both the filling & merin...