What is Lemon Meringue?
A lemon pie filling is a base for a lemon meringue pie. You make it with egg yolks, sugar, lemon juice, and zest, and fortify it with cornstarch so the filling holds its shape when you cut the pie.
Lemon Meringue Prices In South Africa
Lemon Meringue Swirl cheesecake costs R32.90
Lemon Meringue croissant costs R39.90
Lemon Meringue smoothie costs R34.90
Why is it called lemon meringue pie?
One of her signature desserts was a tart filled with rich lemon custard. The story goes that, as she had to use so many egg yolks for the custard, one day she decided to use the egg whites to make a meringue topping for the lemon pie, and thus was the lemon meringue pie born.
What are the 3 types of meringue?
The Different Types of Meringue
- French Meringue. French meringue is made by first whipping up egg whites until the mixture reaches soft peaks, before gradually adding sugar until the mixture reaches stiff peaks.
- Swiss Meringue. Swiss meringue is denser and glossier as compared to its French cousin.
- Italian Meringue.
How long do you whip meringue?
It can take a while for a meringue to reach stiff peaks and for the sugar to dissolve—about five minutes with a hand mixer. If the sugar has not dissolved (for example, if it tastes gritty), keep beating.