Arizona Sunshine Lemon Pie Recipe: A Refreshing Dessert Bursting with Citrus Flavor! 🍋☀️🥧

Transport yourself to the sunny desert landscape of Arizona with our Arizona Sunshine Lemon Pie recipe, a refreshing dessert that captures the bright and tangy essence of citrus fruits. This delightful pie is perfect for warm weather days when you crave a burst of sunshine on your taste buds. With its smooth and creamy lemon filling nestled in a flaky crust, this pie is sure to brighten any occasion, from family gatherings to casual get-togethers. Follow our simple recipe to bring a taste of sunshine to your table and indulge in a slice of pure lemony bliss!


For the Crust:

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
  • 3-4 tablespoons ice water

For the Lemon Filling:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

For the Meringue Topping:

  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract