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Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake

Celebrate a special occasion with a Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake! 15 Crepes layered with lemon cream and topped with meringue! Enjoy!

Celebrate a special occasion with a Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake! 15 Crepes layered with lemon cream and topped with meringue! Enjoy!

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Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake

I hope that you are looking for the perfect lemon dessert. One that is delicious to eat, easy to make, and – most importantly – stunning to serve! Well, you’ve come to the right place because this Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake is the be all – end all of Lemon Meringue desserts. Sure, a traditional pie is traditional, but who wants to be serving the same pie over and over again when this is just so much MORE! I mean, just look at it and tell me it’s not amazing.

Layers and layers of crepes with lemon cream and then toasted meringue on top! WOW!

Layers and layers of crepes and lemon cream but it's the meringue topping that makes this Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake special!

The secret ingredient is Lucky Leaf Premium Lemon pie filling. It totally saves me the time, effort and energy from making my own lemon curd which would have to be made a day in advance. I also “cheated” by using Cool Whip. If you are totally anti-Cool Whip, I’ve got ya covered.

The best birthday cake for those who hate birthday cake! Make them a Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake made easy with Lucky Leaf Premium Pie Filling.

Simply make sweetened whip cream with 2 cups of cream and 1/4 cup of powdered sugar. You can reduce the sugar of you want, but I liked this dessert more on the sweet side and less on the tart side.

However, it’s totally up to you and your taste buds.

 

Celebrate a special occasion with a Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake! 15 Crepes layered with lemon cream and topped with meringue! Enjoy!

Homemade meringue needs to whipped to stiff peaks! When you are whipping the eggs, make sure that your bowl and whip attachment are clean. Like, super duper clean! Any oil, grease or fat (butter, cream, or egg yolks) in the bowl and the egg whites will not aerate correctly. They will fall flat and never get the volume and peaks you want.

I would suggest making and serving this Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake on the same day. You can pop it into the fridge and add the meringue before serving. I found the crepes to be a bit gummy the next day. I still ate it, but it wasn’t as good.

Layers and layers of crepes and lemon cream but it's the meringue topping that makes this Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake special!

So, sing “Happy Birthday” to your loved ones!  Belt out “Auld Lang Syne” for New Years. Puff out your chests and sing “Born in the USA” for the 4th of July. This dessert stands the test of an all American Dessert that you can be proud to serve!

Celebrate a special occasion with a Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake! 15 Crepes layered with lemon cream and topped with meringue! Enjoy!

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Celebrate a special occasion with a Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake! 15 Crepes layered with lemon cream and topped with meringue! Enjoy!

Here’s a few more Lemon Desserts for you to enjoy!

Sweet, homemade Lemon Curd is easy to make and a wonderful addition to so many desserts.

 

Homemade Lemon Curd

These easy Lemon Jelly Donuts are great for the kids to help and make! Simple biscuit donuts shaped into eggs, filled with lemon pie filling and decorated with a soft royal icing.

 

Easy Lemon Jelly Donuts

I love lemon meringue pie, but this lemon meringue monster milkshake is a perfect way to get my satisfy my craving ASAP!

 

Lemon Meringue Monster Milkshake

 

Yield: 12

Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake

Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake

Layers and layers of crepes and lemon cream but it's the meringue topping that makes this Lemon Meringue Crepe Cake special!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

For the Crepes

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/3 C milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the Lemon Cream

  • 1 container Cool Whip (or make your own Sweetened Whip Cream with 2 C heavy cream + 1/4 C powdered sugar)
  • 1 can Lucky Leaf Premium Lemon Pie Filling

For the Meringue

  • 3 egg whites
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar

Instructions

Make the Crepes

  1. In medium bowl, beat eggs slightly. Add all remaining ingredients; beat until smooth. Heat a 7 or 8-inch skillet over medium-high heat (375°F.) until hot. Grease pan lightly with oil. Pour scant 1/4 cup batter into hot pan, immediately tilting pan until batter covers bottom. Cook until edges start to dry and center is set. Flip and cool for 30 seconds on the other side.
  2. Set aside to cool completely. Makes 15 - 20 crepes depending on how many you ruin to get it right.

Make the Lemon Cream

  1. Mix together the Cool Whip with the Lemon Pie filling.
  2. Layer a crepe and a spoonful of lemon cream and repeat until all the layers are coated. You don't need much cream on each crepe - a little goes a long way on this recipe.

Make the Meringue

  1. Whip the egg whites on high until frothy. Slowly add in the sugar and cream of tartar and whip until stiff peaks form. Transfer to a piping bag and pipe a decoration on or use a large spoon to make peaks and swirls like you would on a traditional lemon meringue pie.
  2. Use a kitchen torch to brown the top.
  3. Serve immediately.

Notes

I reserved 1/4 cup of the lemon pie filling. I added 2 Tbsp simple syrup to it and mixed until it was smooth and thinned. Before added the meringue I added a drizzle of the lemon syrup to the edge of the crepe cake for a "drippy" look.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 254Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 116mgSodium: 179mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 6g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

 

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Megan @ MegUnprocessed

Thursday 22nd of December 2016

Great recipe!

Lane & Holly @ With Two Spoons

Thursday 22nd of December 2016

This is so darn fun! And I love lemon!

Kristen Chidsey

Tuesday 20th of December 2016

I bet this would be a hit with my lemon loving son! I have to try it!

Maria Cruz-Pagan

Sunday 18th of December 2016

Look gorgeous and yummy,my son love Lemon so this going to happen,thanks!

Karyn Granrud

Monday 19th of December 2016

It's just as amazing as a cake or pie! I hope that he enjoys it!

Miranda

Saturday 17th of December 2016

Crepe cakes are so much fun to make! I love the video with the sparklers, it is so neat!

Karyn Granrud

Monday 19th of December 2016

Thanks! I wanted it to be extra festive so the sparklers did their job!