Frozen Lemon Meringue

Frozen Lemon Meringue ~ The popular Lemon Meringue Pie - but in Ice-Cream form - creamy delicious ! #IceCream #LemonMeringue

Lemon Meringue as Ice-Cream ! Totally. yes 😉  This is a cheat’s recipe, where I am using store-bought Lite Custard and small Meringues to top and I added some to the center.

Frozen Lemon Meringue is a delicious variation to the very popular Lemon Meringue Pie. It tastes just like the real thing as well.

Frozen Lemon Meringue ~ The popular Lemon Meringue Pie - but in Ice-Cream form - creamy delicious ! #IceCream #LemonMeringue

I had it in mind to add a cookie based crust at the bottom, but was scared it might go soggy. Now, I serve the Ice-Cream on a bed of cookies, which I sometimes leave whole, and other times crumble.

The small Meringues in the center did go softer, but not soggy at all. My first try at this, I added the layer of Meringues to the top before freezing, but that did not work out too well.

The second time, I froze the Lemon Meringue and only added the top Meringues when it was about 90% frozen, in order for the Meringues to stay in place.

It freezes rock solid, so keep in mind to remove the frozen Lemon Meringue from the freezer about 15 – 20 minutes before serving.

PS: Feel free to use Full-Fat Custard and Cream – and substitute the Canderel with Caster Sugar.


15 – 18 Servings


1 liter Lite Custard   {I used #UltraMel }
1/2 cup Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
1 cup Lite Cream, stiffly beaten
Canderel Powder Sweetener, or your favorite brand, to taste
30 Small Store-bought Meringues 


1.) Beat together the Custard, Lime- and Lemon Juice until well mixed.
2.) Fold in the whipped Cream and sweeten to taste with Canderel {or similar}
3.) Line a 2 liter Ice-Cream container with baking paper or plastic wrap – let the ends hang over the container’s edges.
4.) Pour half the Custard into the container – add a layer of Meringues followed by the remaining Custard – cover and freeze 4 – 6 hours until about 90% frozen.
5.) Remove from the freezer and top with the remaining Meringues – cover loosely with plastic wrap and place back in the freezer until completely frozen.

Remove the Frozen Lemon Meringue about 15 – 20 minutes before serving and place on a serving dish.

Slice with a hot, sharp knife.

Frozen Lemon Meringue ~ The popular Lemon Meringue Pie - but in Ice-Cream form - creamy delicious ! #IceCream #LemonMeringue
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2 thoughts on “Frozen Lemon Meringue”

  1. OMG yum, you know how much I love lemons. Did you know that the first thing I make when the lemons ripen in Winter is Lemon meringue pie and then a lemon cheesecake. My pie is low fat I'll have to send you the recipe.

  2. What fun and unusual summer dessert! It's so pretty with the meringues on top. Thank you for stopping in at See Ya in the Gumbo this week, Linda. I always look forward to your kitchen creations.

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