Argo Corn Starch Lemon Meringue Pie

If you are curious about how to make Argo corn starch lemon meringue pie, you have come to the right place. In this article, you will find the step-by-step details about how to make the lemon meringue using Argo corn starch.

Meringue is pretty easy to make, and it doesn’t need many ingredients to make it. For a basic meringue, you can make it using only several egg whites and sugar. However, if you want to level it up by making it into a pie, you need more time and more ingredients to make it.

Listed below are the ingredients and the directions to make an 8-serving traditional Argo corn starch lemon meringue pie. 

Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Chill Time 3 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs

Servings 8



  • ¼ cup Argo corn starch
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-1.5 cups cold water
  • Grated peel from one lemon
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 3 egg yolks beaten slightly
  • 1 tbsp margarine or butter
  • 9- inch pie crust baked
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp Argo corn starch
  • 1/3 cup sugar



  • Preheat your oven to 350oF
  • In a medium-sized saucepan, combine ¼ cup Argo corn starch and 1 cup sugar. Stir in water until it turns out smooth. Then, stir in 3 egg yolks as prepared.
  • Have it heated over medium heat while stirring constantly. Boil it for around 1 minute.
  • Stir in lemon juice, butter, and lemon peel.
  • Once the steps 1-4 are done, prepare the hot lemon filling into the pie crust. Now proceed into making the meringue.
  • In a smaller bowl, beat egg whites. You can use hand, but it is advised to beat the egg whites using mixer at a high speed. You need to make sure that the egg whites turn foamy.
  • Then, mix in 1 tsp Argo corn starch and 1/3 cup sugar. Mix it in gradually while continue beating in the egg whites. Stop beating until the stiff peaks are formed.
  • Over the hot filling, spread the meringue you have just made. Seal it to the crust edge.
  • As the preheated oven ready, bake the pie for around 15-20 minutes or until it turns golden. Take it out from the oven, then let cool on room temperature for around 30 minutes.
  • Lastly, you can have it refrigerate for 3 hours before you serve it.


So, those are the Argo corn starch lemon meringue recipe. Hope you find this recipe of Argo corn starch lemon meringue pie useful especially if you want to make a pie without being troubled with the procedure. 


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