Lemon Meringue Cake Recipe

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Lemon Meringue Cake

Heidi Edwards

By
@shygirlheidi

I am not sure were this recipe came from I am sure a cook book b/c I have a copy of the page but no name on the page.. BUT OMG this is delish!!! I love this I will need to make this soon again.


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Serves:

12 servings

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

1 pkg
pillsbury plus yellow cake mix (i believe we have also used french vanilla and it was good)
1/2 c
margerine or butter
1
egg

FILLING

1 1/3 c
sugar
1/2 c
cornstarch
dash(es)
salt
1 3/4 c
water
4
egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 Tbsp
margarine
2 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
1/2 c
lemon juice

MERINGUE

4
egg whites
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 c
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 F Grease 13x9 inch pan. In large bowl, combine cake mix, 1/2 cup margarine, and egg; mix at low speed until crumbly. Press mixture in bottom of greased pan.
2
In medium saucepan combine 1 1/3 Cups sugar, cornstarch and salt. Gradually stir in water; blend until smooth. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir about 1/2 cup of hot mixture into egg yolks; return egg mixture to saucepan. Cook until mixture is bubbly. Mixture will be very thick. Remove from heat; stir in 2 Tb Margarine, lemon peel and lemon juice. Pour filling over base.
3
In small bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar at medium speed until soft peaks form, about 1 minute. Add 1/2 cup sugar 1 Tb at a time, beating at high speed until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Spread meringue over hot filling.
4
Bake at 350 F for 25 to 30 minutes or until meringue is golden brown. Cool 1 hour. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Pies, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #lemon, #Meringue