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Delicious Lemon Pie

Best Lemon Pie

Lemon pie is the best because it is sweet and sour. This particular pie has no meringue, and instead is topped with a lemon whipping cream.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon pie, sour lemon pie
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
let it chill 1 hour
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 220 kcal
Author Joanna Stephens



Lemon Pie

  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • cup lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 graham cracker crust

Lemon Whipping Cream

  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice



Lemon Pie filling

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, in a large mixing bowl, add the 1 can sweetened condensed milk and 3 egg yolks. Mix on medium for 2 minutes.
  2. Next, add in the lemon juice and lemon zest. Then mix on medium speed againg for another 2 minutes. Finally, pour this lemon filling into an already prepared graham cracker crust.
  3. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until the lemon filling jiggles. Let it cool for 5 minutes. Then, place the finished lemon pie into your refrigerator for 1-2 hours to chill.

Lemon Whipping Cream

  1. Add heavy whipping cream, granulated sugar, and lemon juice to your mixing bowl. Mix on high for 5-7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Top this on cooled lemon pie and refrigerate any leftovers.

Recipe Notes

The lemon whipped cream will start to get runny after a day, so use it as you eat the pie. If it gets runny, mix it up again with your whisk attachment.

Nutrition Facts
Best Lemon Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 104mg35%
Sodium 112mg5%
Potassium 59mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 425IU9%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.