Using arrowroot biscuits, this crumbling-based lemon meringue pie recipe will become a family favourite. Using fresh lemon juice & rind, it's sweet & zesty!
275 g arrowroot milk biscuits, finely crushed
250 g butter, melted
2 x 395 g can sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp finely grated fresh lemon rind
1 cup fresh lemon juice
½ tsp citric acid
6 eggs, separated
½ cup caster sugar
- Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan forced). Line the base of a 23cm springform pan with baking paper. Combine biscuits and butter in a bowl. Press mix into base and ⅔ up the side of prepared pan. Chill while making the filling.
- Place condensed milk, lemon rind, lemon juice, citric acid and egg yolks into a mixing bowl. Using electric beaters, beat for 2 min or until combined. Pour mixture into the chilled biscuit base.
- Place egg whites into a clean bowl. Using clean beaters, beat until soft peaks form. Gradually add the sugar, beating until thick and glossy. Spread meringue over lemon filling. Use the back of a spoon to create peaks. Bake for 10-15 min or until golden. Let cool before serving.