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Easy Lemon Meringue Pie

What’s the perfect way to end any holiday meal? With pie, of course!

Baking pies can be challenging and time consuming even for the most experienced baker. With these five ingredient (not including water, oil, salt, and pepper) pie recipes, we have taken some shortcuts that will save time without sacrificing flavor.

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Gluten Free Easy Lemon Meringue Pie

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Refrigeration Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 161kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 gluten-free graham cracker pie crust
  • 3 large lemons
  • 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 large eggs separated
  • cup powdered sugar measured then sifted

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly brush or spray a 9-inch pie pan with oil. Crumble the pie crust into the pie pan, then press the crumbs firmly into the pan.
  • Finely zest 1 lemon. Squeeze the juice from the lemons until you have ½ cup plusteaspoons.
  • Whisk together ½ cup lemon juice, the lemon zest, sweetened condensed milk, and egg yolks. Pour into the prepared pie crust.
  • Beat the egg whites with teaspoons lemon juice on high speed until foamy. Add the powdered sugar, about 1 tablespoon at a time. Beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread the meringue over the pie, making sure to seal the edges of the crust. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the top begins to brown. Let cool, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 1 day ahead.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Easy Lemon Meringue Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 124mg5%
Potassium 102mg3%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 21.5mg26%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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