Frosty Lemon Meringue Ice Cream Pie

Pat Duran


"This beautiful pie has it all", says Dana Hinck, of Pensacola, Florida.. and this recipe has a pecan crust, lemon curd and ice cream; and to top it all off a golden tipped meringue!


★★★★☆ 2 votes

8 servings
25 Min
10 Min


  • CRUST:

  • 1 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 c
    finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c

  • 1 qt
    vanilla ice cream, softened,divided
  • 10 oz
    jar lemon curd- or your homemade
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice

  • 4 large
    egg whites
  • 6 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar

How to Make Frosty Lemon Meringue Ice Cream Pie


  1. Heat oven to 400^.
    Combine cracker crumbs, pecans and sugar.
    stir in butter and press into the bottom and sides of an ungreased 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack. Freeze at least 15 minutes.
  2. Filling:
    Spread 2 cups of the ice cream into the crust. Freeze 30 minutes.
    In a small bowl, combine lemon curd,and lemon juice;
    spread over ice cream layer. Freeze about 1 hour. Spread remaining soft ice cream over lemon layer. Freeze until set , about 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Meringue:
    In a large heavy saucepan, combine the egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar. (correct).
    With a hand mixer, beat on low speed for 1 minute.
    Continue beating mixture over very low heat until mixture reaches 160^ (unusual,I know) about 8 minutes.
    Transfer to a large bowl; beat until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
    IMMEDIATELY spread meringue over ice cream, sealing to edges of pie crust.
    Using a kitchen torch ( or fire starter),or broil 8-inches from the heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned. Freeze for at least 1 hour before serving. Set out for 8 minutes before cutting.
    Keep any left over pie covered in freezer.

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About Frosty Lemon Meringue Ice Cream Pie

Course/Dish: Pies Ice Cream & Ices
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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