This promo recipe was printed on a Borden’s Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk label and found in a large collection, date unknown. I’ve typed it below along with a scanned copy.

Recipe Clipping For Magic Lemon Meringue Pie

MAGIC LEMON MERINGUE PIE

Makes an 8-inch pie or 5 to 6 servings.

FILLING

1 crumb or baked pastry 8-inch pie shell, cooled
1 1/3 cups (15-oz. can) Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1/2 cup lemon juice (fresh, reconstituted or frozen)
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel (fresh or dried)
2 egg yolks

In medium-sized mixing bowl blend together Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk, lemon juice, lemon peel and yolks until thickened. Turn into pie shell.

MERINGUE

2 egg whites (at room temperature)
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 cup sugar

In small-sized mixing bowl whip whites with cream of tartar until they hold a soft peak. Gradually whip in sugar; continue to whip just until whites hold firm peaks. Pile onto pie filling and seal to inside edge of pie shell. Bake in 325° F. (slow) oven until top is golden brown, about 15 minutes. Cool.

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3 Responses to Magic Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe Clipping

La Quetta Ray
Published 16 July, 2016 in 2:36 am

My mom used to make this Pie. I was a kid in the early 1970’s. The recipe used to come on the can. You don’t have to bake it because the Lemon Juice cooks the eggs. I don’t think she ever put Merengue on the pie that I can remember. I loved this recipe. She never wrote it down, but used the one on back of Borden Condensed Sweet Milk. Borden stopped putting this recipe on the back of the label so it’s 43 years since I had any. Now I can make it myself and write down the recipe for my mom, brother and daughter.

Carlene
Published 16 November, 2016 in 4:12 pm

magic lemon pie

Rebecca
Published 10 May, 2017 in 8:55 pm

Didn’t haave a pie shell, so I used the little tart shells. Perfect size for 1.

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