This zesty lemon meringue pie recipe is the perfect way to treat Dad this Father’s Day. It’s sure to be an instant family favourite!



  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (15g) Flora Light® margarine
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1 egg white
  • flour to roll pastry


  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 5 level tablespoons custard powder
  • ½ cup evaporated light milk


  • 3 egg whites
  • ¾ cup caster sugar


  1. Preheat oven 180°C fan forced.
  2. To make pastry: In a medium size mixing bowl combine flour and sugar. Melt margarine and add to milk, using a fork beat egg white into milk mixture until combined. Pour into flour and fold together. Place pastry on a well-floured surface and roll out to fit shape of round pie dish (23cm) that has been coated with cooking spray. Roll up pastry using a rolling pin, lift into pie plate. Trim around edges and bake 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to cool.
  3. To make filling: In a medium size saucepan heat all ingredients except milk. Using a whisk, blend ingredients together until mixture comes to the boil, whisk in milk. Leave to cool.
  4. To make meringue: In a medium size mixing bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gradually add in sugar beating well each time until all sugar has been used.
  5. To assemble pie: Spread lemon filling evenly over prepared pastry base. Spoon meringue mixture on top of filling, spreading to the edge of pie, make peaks with flat of spoon. Bake10-15 minutes or until meringue is browned.

Serves 10

Recipe from Symply Too Good To Be True Book 2

Nutritional Information (Per Serve)

FAT               TOTAL               1.0g

SATURATED                          0.3g

FIBRE                                      0.5g

PROTEIN                                 3.3g

CARBS                                   36.1g

SUGAR                                  25.0g

SODIUM                               116mg

KILOJOULES            689 (cals 164)

GI RATING                          Medium

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  • I always have room for lemon meringue pie.


  • My hubby is a big fan of lemon meringue pie but this is gong to be so much better for him. Thanks.


  • Mmm yum. Definitely going to give this a try.


  • Oh my goodness. Love lemon meringue pie


  • looking great really


  • Oh lemon meringue pie! I haven’t had that in ages!


  • I’ve always loved lemon meringue pie, haven’t made it in a long while.


  • One of my favourites yum yum thanks again


  • This doesn’t look as difficult to make as I thought it would be.


  • Love this meringue pie recipe, so decadent but minus the usual calories :)


  • I absolutely love lemon meringue, it is my all time favourite dessert. I’ve not used custard powder as a setting agent and will definitely be trying that.


  • YUM thanks for sharing looks amazing!


  • My personal favourite dessert and go to pie. Love making and I love the Lime version as well.


  • Loved this recipe


  • Something I’ve always wanted to try making… Thanks!…


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