Tarte Merengada de Limão

Meringe Lemon Pie

This lemon meringue pie is a delicious dessert. Ideal for those with a sweet tooth, it is very easy to make and is ready in just half an hour. Enjoy!



  1. Pre-heat the oven to 220ºC.
  2. Separate the yolk from the egg whites and mix the yolks with the condensed milk into whipped cream.
  3. Meanwhile mash the cookies into a powder and mix it with the margarine while covering the bottom and sides of a pie dish.
  4. Take the outer scrapings of a lemon with a gratter and squeeze the juice of all the lemons.
  5. Mix the scrappings and the juice with the yolk and add to the pie dish.
  6. Take it to the oven.
  7. Meanwhile mix the egg whites until they start to foam, add the sugar then and keep mixing them until the meringe starts to be firm.
  8. After 10 to 15 minutes in the oven, cover the surface of the pie with small dumpings of meringe with a spoon.
  9. Reduce the heat of the oven to 160ºC and put the pie back into the oven until the meringe on top becomes golden brown.


Meringe · Lemon · Pie · Portuguese · Sweet