Lemon Butter Meringue Desserts

Lemon Butter Meringue Dessert Recipe
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A lemon butter sauce and vanilla ice cream on a meringue shell gives this dessert a new twist on an old favorite.
20 min
Prep Time
2:10
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Meringue Shell

3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs (whites only)
1/4 teaspoon
cream of tartar
6 tablespoons
sugar

Lemon Butter Sauce

1 cup
sugar
1/3 cup
fresh lemon juice
6 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs (yolks only)
2 teaspoons
freshly grated lemon zest

Ice Cream

1 pint (2 cups)
vanilla ice cream
Lemon slices, if desired

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 300°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in bowl at high speed until foamy. Continue beating, gradually adding sugar, 2-4 minutes or until glossy and stiff peaks form.
  3. Spoon 8 (3-inch) meringue circles onto parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Build up sides to make a bowl shape on each circle. Bake 20-25 minutes or until meringues are golden. Turn oven off. Leave meringues in oven 1 hour. Remove from oven. Cool completely.
  4. Combine 1 cup sugar, lemon juice, butter and egg yolks in 2-quart saucepan with whisk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 8-10 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened. Stir in lemon zest. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  5. Spoon ice cream and sauce into each meringue shell. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tips

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
310
Cholesterol
115mg
Carbohydrates
43g
Protein
4g
Fat
14g
Sodium
50mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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