detail Lemon Meringue Pie 2

Lemon Meringue Pie with Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener

A tangy lemon pie topped with a cloud of fluffy meringue. Not only does it taste like a dream, but it contains 58% fewer calories* and 88% sugar* than the full-sugar pie. Light, lemony and luscious! Makes 8 servings.

Serving size

1 slice


110 Calories



  • 12 cup (125 mL) corn starch

  • 214 cups (550 mL) water

  • 12 cup (125 mL) fresh lemon juice

  • 2 large eggs

  • 2 large egg whites

  • 112 tsp (7.5 mL) freshly grated lemon zest

  • 12 cup (125 mL) Truvía® calorie-free sweetener*

  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) margarine

  • 12 tsp (2.5 mL) vanilla extract

  • 18 tsp (.625) salt

  • 1-2 drops yellow food coloring (optional)

*or 27 packets Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener


  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) corn starch

  • 13 cup (75 mL) water

  • 3 egg large whites

  • 14 tsp (1.25 mL) cream of tartar

  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) sugar

  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) Truvía® calorie-free sweetener**

  • 12 tsp (2.5 mL) vanilla

  • Pinch of salt

**or 7 packets Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener


  • 1.

    Prepare pastry for single crust pie and bake in 9-inch pie plate according to directions.

  • 2.

    Stir together cornstarch, water and lemon juice in a medium saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium high heat, stirring constantly until thick. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Remove from heat.

  • 3.

    Whisk eggs and eggs whites together with lemon zest and Truvía® calorie-free sweetener in a medium bowl.

  • 4.

    Add several tablespoons of the hot filling to the egg mixture and stir. Then pour the egg mixture into the hot filling and return to heat. Cook over low heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  • 5.

    Remove from heat and stir in margarine, vanilla, salt and food coloring (if desired). Stir until blended.

  • 6.

    Pour filling into prebaked crust and allow to cool while you make the meringue.

  • 7.

    Stir cornstarch and water together in microwave safe cup or bowl and heat on high for 30 seconds. Stir and heat again for 30 more seconds to produce thick starch gel. Stir and set aside to cool.

  • 8.

    Beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until foamy. Add sugar and Truvía® calorie-free sweetener while beating on high speed until glossy stiff peaks form.

  • 9.

    Add thickened starch gel one tablespoon at a time, while mixing on low. Add vanilla and salt.

  • 10.

    Spread meringue over lemon filling making sure it touches the crust all the way around. Mound the rest of the meringue on top of the pie and swirl with the back of a spoon.

  • 11.

    Bake pie at 425°F for about 5-7 minutes until meringue is lightly browned. Cool and refrigerate pie before serving.

*This pie has 110 calories and 5 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar pie that has 260 calories and 41 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 110
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 140mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary Fibre 0g
Sugars 5g
Erythritol 15g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 4%DV
Vitamin C 6% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 0% DV