Upside Down Lemon Meringue Pie

Pat Duran


This is a very unique pie and oh so good- !
It is so fun to make and the filling is delicious.
Just wait till you try it!
My family likes the change of crust in this recipe.

★★★★★ 1 vote
8 servings
15 Min
35 Min


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3 large
egg whites
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
1/4 tsp
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
lemon juice or vanilla
1/2 c
chopped toasted nuts
saltine crackers, loosely crumbled


1 c
granulated sugar
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 dash(es)
1 1/2 c
3 large
egg yolks
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
finely shredded lemon peel
1/3 c
lemon juice,( i like my meyer lemons)

How to Make Upside Down Lemon Meringue Pie


  • 1Crust:
    Beat egg whites with salt and tartar until soft peaks form; gradually add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
    Fold in saltines and nuts.
    Spread meringue mixture into a well greased or sprayed 9-inch pie plate; shaping it as a pie shell with it's sides mounded a little higher than the center of crust.
    Bake at 300^ for 35 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool on wire rack.
  • 2Mix sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt in a medium saucepan, stirring well so that ingredients are throughly combine.
    Add water gradually stirring until all ingredients are well mixed.
  • 3Cook mixture over medium-high until thick and bubbling across the entire surface, stirring constantly, then cook and stir for 2 more minutes.
    Remove from heat. In medium bowl, beat egg yolks.
    Gradually pour 1 cup of the cooked mixture into the egg yolks, stirring constantly.
  • 4Immediately pour the yolk mixture back into the saucepan and cook 2 more minutes,stirring constantly.
    Gradually stir in lemon juice until combine.
    Pour into prepared meringue shell. Cool on wire rack, then refrigerate.
    Serve with whipped cream. Enjoy!!!

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About Upside Down Lemon Meringue Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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