How to Make Lemon Meringue Cake at Home

Lemon Meringue Cake

Cakes are one of the most important part of our celebrations. It is what makes our occasion special. Most of the you must have eaten many different kinds of delicious cake but have you ever try to make Lemon Meringue Cake?

If I talk about myself, when I tried Lemon Meringue Cake Recipe at my aunt’s bakery shop and I found it very delicious, tasty with tartaric taste. I found this recipe in a cooking book that I bought from Europe.

The main ingredients which elevate the taste of this cake are lemon curd, lemon Meringue and vanilla cake. This recipe is really simple and this cake leaves a remarkable impact on the tongue of the people who eat it.

The reason I love this cake was, it breaks the sweetness with zestiness. So, are you ready to make the fluffiest meringue frosting cake? But first, you have to gather all the ingredients require to make Lemon Meringue Cake at Home.

Ingredients For Lemon Meringue Cake

For Lemon Curd

IngredientsAmount
Sugar3/4 Cup
Egg Yolks6
Fresh Lemon Juice1/3 Cup
Grated Lemon Zest1 tbsp
Cornstarch1 1/2 tbsp
Salt1 Pinch
Unsalted Butter6 tbsp

For The Meringue

IngredientsAmount
Large Egg Whites4
Sugar1 Cup
Cream Of Tartar1 Pinch
Vanilla Extract1/2 tsp

Basic Vanilla Cake

IngredientsAmount
Unsalted Butter Sticks2
All-Purpose Flour3 Cups
Baking Powder1 tbsp
Salt1/2 tsp
Sugar1 1/2 Cup
Large Eggs4
Vanilla Extract1 tbsp
Heavy Cream3/4 Cup

While learning the recipe, I was curious to know the exact timing required to make this cake at home. So I’ve mentioned them in the table below.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
2 Hours 50 Mins1 Hours3 Hours 50 Mins

I did a lot of efforts to know the recipe but you don’t have to wait like me because we have reached the final stage where I will tell the proper directions, step by step.

Lemon Meringue Cake Recipe

Lemon Merinage Cake Recipe
  1. In a saucepan, whisk sugar, salt, cornstarch, lemon zest, lemon juice, and egg yolks over medium heat. Cook until sugar dissolves for 10 minutes.
  2. In the mixture, add butter sticks, stir until it melts, and then transfer it to bowl. For at least 2 hours, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator.
  3. In a bowl, whisk egg whites and sugar, pour the mixture in a saucepan. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add vanilla and cream of tartar in the mixture and beat for 10 minutes.
  5. On a platter place cake and on top spread the lemon curd over and then place the second cake over and press accordingly.
  6. With Meringue with cake and brown meringue with a kitchen torch.
  7. At 350 degrees F, preheat the oven. With butter, grease the cake pans with lined parchment paper and dust the pans with flour.
  8. In a bowl whisk salt, baking powder, and flour. Beat the butter sticks, sugar in a blender for 3 minutes.
  9. Beat in the vanilla. Beat eggs and vanilla together in a mixer.
  10. In a bowl, add water with cream together and beat the flour with butter, cream mixture, flour, until it will become smooth.
  11. Prepare two pans and bake the cakes for 30 minutes until it will become golden brown.
  12. Transfer the racks and remove the parchment paper, cool for 10 minutes.

Finally, Lemon Meringue Cake is ready. Make this cake at your home and everyone will love it.

Nutritional Facts Of Lemon Meringue Cake

I have mentioned the nutritional breakdown of Lemon Meringue Cake. From here, you will come to know how many slices you need to give to your family.

Calories347
Fats12g
Cholesterol109mg
Sodium319mg
Carbohydrates57g
Protein5g

How To Make Lemon Meringue Cake at Home | Video

If you want to see how much can make Lemon Meringue Cake Recipe in different shapes or sizes. I have added a video for you, so it’ll be easier for you.

Video by Bigger Bolder Baking

I hope you’ve liked the recipe of Lemon Meringue Cake. Whenever you’ll try this at home, share your valuable reviews with us in the comment section. And for more cake recipes, stay tuned.

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