Lemon Meringue Buttercream

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    4 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

By Cheryl Day and Griffith Day

Published 2015

  • About


  • 6 large egg whites
  • cups granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon


In the bowl of a stand mixer (or in a large heatproof bowl), whisk together the egg whites, sugar, and salt. Set the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (do not let the bottom of the bowl touch the water) and cook, whisking constantly, until the sugar is dissolved. Rub the mixture between your fingers to make sure the sugar is dissolved; the mixture will be warm to the touch and register 14