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Low Carb Lemon Meringue Pies

Low-carb lemon meringue pies are a wonderful easy pie that can be made hot or cold, and prepared in advance.

Course Cakes and desserts
Cuisine Gluten Free, Grain free, LCHF, Low Carb, No Sugars, Wheat Free
Keyword Low-carb lemon meringue pie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 367 kcal

Ingredients

Crumble base

Lemon custard (curd)

Meringue

Instructions

Crumble base

  1. Mix all the ingredients together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs, or biscuit crumbs.
  2. Spread the crumble mixture over a baking tray lined with baking parchment.
  3. Bake at 180C/350F for 10-15 minutes until golden. Turn once or twice in this time so the crumbs brown all over and cook until crispy.
  4. Remove from the oven.

Lemon custard (curd)

  1. While the crumble is baking, whisk together the egg yolks, whole egg, sweetener and lemon juice/zest in a saucepan.
  2. Heat over a very gentle heat (whisking continuously) until it is a smooth custard consistency.
  3. Add the butter and mix again while melting. Stir until thickened again.
  4. Remove from the heat.

Meringue

  1. Whisk the egg whites and sweetener until stiff peaks form.
  2. Place 6 circles of meringue on a baking tray lined with baking parchment.
  3. Bake at 180C/350F for 10 - 15 minutes, or until golden.

To assemble.

  1. Divide the crumble mixture between the 6 glasses or mason jars.
  2. Divide the lemon custard/curd on each of the bases.
  3. Place a baked meringue on top of each to complete the sugar free & low carb lemon meringue pies.
  4. Serve immediately or chill in the fridge until ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

To serve hot, make the crumble base and lemon curd as shown. Layer the base and the curd in individual heatproof jars and cook the meringue directly on top of the sugar free lemon meringue pie.

To serve cold, prepare the 3 layers as shown then construct the sugar free lemon meringue pies and keep covered in the fridge until ready to serve. This way they can be made a day ahead.

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Lemon Meringue Pies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 367 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Sugars 1.6g
Protein 10g 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.