Lemon Icebox Pie

Spoil yourself and your family with this cooling summertime treat!

by - Posted on Aug 10, 2011

Lemon Icebox Pie

Pie Lab, a Greensboro, Alabama  restaurant specializes in, well, pies--and bringing the community together. Try this lemon delight, a perfect ending for a summer meal!

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust

¾ c. graham cracker crumbs

¼ c. sugar

3 tbsp. melted butter

 

Filling and Merengue

3 eggs

1 ½ cans sweetened condensed milk

⅓ c. lemon juice

3 tbsp. sugar

 

Preparation

Graham Cracker Crust

1. Mix ingredients together and press into 9-inch pie plate.

2. Cook at 350°F for about 7 minutes (before pie filling goes in).

 

Filling and Merengue

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Separate eggs. Place yolks in a bowl and beat.

3. Add condensed milk and lemon juice; whisk together with yolks. Pour mixture into crust.

4. In separate bowl beat egg whites till stiff, adding 1 tablespoon of sugar at a time.

5. Scrape down bowl and beat 2-3 minutes.

6. Spoon meringue onto pie and bake for 10-15 minutes till browned.

7. Let cool to room temperature and place in fridge for 2-3 hours. Serve cold.

 

Read about how Pie Lab creates a strong sense of community in Greensboro, Alabama!

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