Magic Lemon Pie Recipe


Indulge in the enchanting flavors of a Magic Lemon Pie that tantalizes your taste buds with every bite. This delightful recipe combines zesty lemon with a fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth texture, crowned with a golden meringue topping. Get ready to experience a burst of citrusy goodness in every slice!


  • 4 eggs
  • 150g sugar
  • 1 sachet vanilla sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 50 cl milk
  • 100g melted butter
  • 110g flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 90g sugar (for meringue topping)


  1. Preheat the oven to 150 degrees Celsius.
  2. Heat the milk with lemon peel until lukewarm.
  3. In a bowl, mix egg yolks with sugar, vanilla sugar, and lemon juice until the mixture turns white.
  4. Add melted butter to the mixture, then add flour and salt. Whisk until combined.
  5. Gradually add the warm milk with the lemon peel and stir well.
  6. In another bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  7. Gently fold the beaten egg whites into the lemon mixture until homogeneous.
  8. Pour the batter into a round mold (about 25 cm in diameter) lined with baking paper.
  9. Bake for 50 minutes until set. Let it cool before removing from the mold.
  10. For the meringue topping, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form, then gradually add sugar while continuing to whisk.
  11. Spread the meringue over the cooled pie and brown it using a blowtorch.
  12. Optionally, sprinkle with sugar stars for extra magic.

Nutritional Information:

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Calories: 280 kcal per serving
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Diet: Vegetarian
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Dessert
  • Category: Pie
  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Sodium: 120mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg


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  2. Tips for Perfect Meringue – Bon Appétit


Indulge in the magic of this Lemon Pie recipe that promises to dazzle your senses with its citrusy charm. Perfect for any occasion, this dessert will leave everyone craving for more. So, whip up this delightful treat and let its enchanting flavors take center stage at your next gathering.


  1. Can I use bottled lemon juice instead of fresh lemon juice?
    • Fresh lemon juice is recommended for the best flavor, but bottled lemon juice can be used as a substitute.
  2. Can I make this pie ahead of time?
    • Yes, you can make the pie ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. Add the meringue topping just before serving.
  3. How should I store leftovers?
    • Leftover pie should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  4. Can I freeze this pie?
    • It’s not recommended to freeze the pie once the meringue has been added, as it may become soggy upon thawing.
  5. What can I use if I don’t have a blowtorch for browning the meringue?
    • You can place the pie under a broiler for a few minutes to brown the meringue. Just be sure to watch it closely to prevent burning.

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