Ingredients

How to make it

  • Method:
  • 1- preheat oven to 350F,grease a 23cm pie or tart pan with butter.
  • 2-Mix together the crumbs,sugar and cinammon,pour over the melted butter.Mix well and press onto the bottom and sides of the pan ,cover and chill.
  • 3-In a stainless steel bowl placed over a saucepan of simmering water, whisk together the eggs, sugar, and lemon juice . Cook, whisking constantly until the mixture becomes pale in color and quite thick . This will take about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and immediately pour through a fine strainer to remove any lumps. Cut the butter into small pieces and whisk into the mixture until the butter has melted. Add the lemon zest. Immediately pour the lemon curd into the baked crust and smooth the top.
  • 4-Bake for 12 minutes till the filling is set but whoobling slightly in the middle.Take out off oven.
  • For topping:
  • 1-In a stainless bowl whisk the egg whites till frothy,add the lemon juice or cream of tartar till you reach soft peak
  • 2-Gradually add the sugar while whisking till you reach stiff peaks,add the vanilla and the lemon zest.
  • Note:Do not stop whisking till the final step when you get a really stiff peaks.
  • 3-Using a spatula or a spoon,spread the meringue over the filling making sure all sides are firmly sealed with topping.Make decorative swirls with the back of the spoon on the topping.
  • 4-Return to oven and bake for another 20 minutes till some peaks on the topping are golden brown.Take out and leave to cool for 3 hours then chill.
  • Note:Can be stored in the fridge covered for up to 4 days.

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    " It was excellent "
    laadeedaa ate it and said...
    You deserve more than 5 for this lovely luscious lemon meringue pie recipe Ahmed. High 5 to you and this recipe.
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    ANOTHER 55555 from me..yummy! :)
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  • cubralinda 6 years ago
    YUUMMMY! MU MOM USE TO MAKE THIS ALL THE TIME WHEN WE LIVED IN CAIRO..BRINGS BACK MEMORIES.
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    " It was good "
    tinadc ate it and said...
    Love lemons! Nice touch with the cinnamon I am going to do that next time.
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    " It was excellent "
    beethovens5th ate it and said...
    Can I have some?
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    I did not give you the 1...if you look at the number of fans pictures..there are 4 but it says you have 5 ratings .this means someone gave you a 1 to bring down your rating.when hey do that it doesn't show their picture. Someone is being nasty all over this site.
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Someone gave you a 1 ahmed...they are doing it allover the site. Hit me over and over...sorry it happened to you, my friend. We are trying to get Kris to fix it so no one can do that.
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    " It was excellent "
    nakedchef ate it and said...
    Meringues always a 5 for me :)
    cause I'm not good with Meringues, hahaha
    thanks for the great recipe
    I'll try this soon
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    " It was just okay "
    jackkekempsey ate it and said...
    i love lemon meringue pie. if you when like a lemon. i before will be not yet with my grandma. i dont say make is lemon meringue. YUMMY
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  • lor 7 years ago
    This is bookmarked! The secret is "fresh" lemon juice with the zest of lemon! Thank you for this recipe Ahmed.
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  • invisiblechef 7 years ago
    I have this saved.. Maybe it will be the first thing I make when I finally get an electric mixer!!
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    " It was excellent "
    zena824 ate it and said...
    A favorite of mine... we cook this alot in the south..
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  • crystalwaters 7 years ago
    Lovely, am bookmarking this beauty! :-)
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