Easy Mini Lemon Meringue Pies Easiest Recipe Ever

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Mini pies are summer in a bite. This semi-homemade Mini Lemon Meringue Pies recipe is irresistible with homemade lemon curd and meringue topping.  


– 3 large eggs room temerpature, divided – 1 2up granulated sugar divided – 2 tablespoons all purpose flour – 2 tablespoons cornstarch – 1 cup water – 5 tablespoons lemon juice fresh squeezed – 3 tablespoons lemon zest – 1 tablespoons unsalted butter – 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar – 30 mini phyllo shell


Warm the oven up to 350*F. Take the egg whites and yolks apart. Mix the egg yolks and 3/4 cup of the sugar together in a large bowl until they are smooth. Set this mixture aside. 

Step 1

Mix the flour and cornstarch together in a small saucepan. Add the water, fresh lemon juice, and lemon zest and mix them in well. Over medium heat, bring to a boil while stirring every now and then. 

Step 2

Turn off the heat. Pour about half a cup of the sugar mixture into the egg yolk mixture while whisking all the time. Add the mixture back to the pot after it has been mixed. 

Step 3

Put the pot back on the stove and add the butter. Whisk the mixture until it becomes smooth and thick. Take it off the heat and set it aside. 

Step 4

Whip the egg whites, cream of tartar, and the rest of the sugar with an electric mixer  for 3 to 4 minutes, until they form stiff peaks. This is how you make your own meringue. 

Step 5

Once the phyllo cups are full, put them on a baking sheet and fill them with lemon zest. Spread the meringue topping on top with a pipe or spoon, and bake it in a hot oven for 10 to 12 minutes, 

Step 6

or until golden brown. You can brown meringue with a kitchen torch. Remove the mini pies from the oven and cool. Serve them immediately or refrigerate them. 

Step 7


-Calories: 28kcal -Carbohydrates: 3g -Protein: 1g -Fat: 1g -Saturated Fat: 0.4g -Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g -Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g -Trans Fat: 0.02g -Cholesterol: 20mg -Sodium: 15mg -Potassium: 15mg -Fiber: 0.1g -Sugar: 0.1g -Vitamin A: 39IU -Vitamin C: 2mg -Calcium: 4mg -Iron: 0.1mg

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