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Lemon Cream Pie

Lemon Cream Pie is a delicious dessert that is made with sweetened condensed milk. The lemon pie filling is light and fluffy and makes the perfect summer treat and can be made and ready to refrigerate in less than ten minutes for a super easy recipe.

Lemon Cream Pie is a delicious dessert that is similar to lemon meringue pie.

Don’t you love refreshing desserts? This is one of those treats that is great for spring, summertime, or any holiday.

We love pie around here, and lemon is no exception. My grandmother used to make the best lemon meringue pies and we ate them up fast.

This recipe is similar, but with whipping cream added to the recipe. 

The whipping cream takes a bit of the tartness out of the pie, so if you like a little more creaminess in your pie, this is for you. 

Sweetened condensed milk always adds a rich and smooth flavor to any dish, and this is no different. 

If you love lemon desserts, try lemon chess squares

Recipe and printable instructions listed below

Lemon pie on a blue plate with a lemon on top.

Lemon Pie Filling

Sweetened condensed milk adds a rich flavor to lemon cream pie

Add the can of sweetened condensed milk to a small bowl. It’s so hard not to stick a spoon under that river of yumminess and just eat. So. Good. 

Sweetened condensed milk and lemon are always a good combination in a pie.

Add the lemon juice to the sweetened condensed milk, mix the two together, and set aside. 

Love my vintage Hamilton Beach Solid State Mixer

I have to stop here for a moment and share a picture of my vintage Hamilton Beach Solid State Mixer. I bought this at a church yard sale a couple of months ago, cleaned it up, and it works beautifully. 

Do you remember your mom or grandmother using one of these? I love finding vintage items that remind me of how things used to be. 

It was kind of sad-looking when I bought it, but I cleaned it up, and used it for the first time today on the lemon pie. I love that is has plenty of settings, and it’s easy to clean up. 

Ok, on that side note, back to the lemon cream pie…

Whipping cream adds a creamy flavor to lemon pie

Add the heavy whipping cream to a large bowl and mix until stiff peaks form. 

It can take a while for the whipping cream to form peaks. It will seem like it’s never going to happen. Once the peaks form, stop mixing, because it’s easy to break them down just as fast. 

I speak from experience–my kids will be the first to tell you I have messed a few things up! 

This is an easy lemon pie recipe that you will love.

Add the sweetened condensed milk and lemon mixture to the whipped cream and fold together. 

Graham cracker pie crust is an easy alternative to homemade pie crust.

I used a store-bought graham cracker pie crust this time. Pour the mixture over the crust and refrigerate for about three hours. 

I do think a homemade graham cracker pie crust tastes better, but sometimes it’s nice to be able to have a pie crust that’s done. The store-bought are still pretty tasty. 

Whipped cream and lemon pie is a delicious dessert for any occasion

Cut a slice of lemon creme pie, add a dollop of cool whip, and you’ve got a refreshing dessert! 

This is an easy lemon pie and takes less than ten minutes to make, before refrigeration. I promise y’all are gonna love it!

Lemon Cream Pie

Easy lemon pie is a great recipe to make for the summer season


Yield: 8 piees

Lemon Cream Pie

A slice of lemon pie on a blue plate with a lemon on top.

Lemon Cream Pie is a delicious dessert that is made with sweetened condensed milk. The lemon pie filling is light and fluffy and makes the perfect summer treat and can be made and ready to refrigerate in less than ten minutes for a super easy recipe.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes


  • 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 8 oz. heavy whipping cream
  • 9-inch graham cracker crust


    1. In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice and sweetened condensed milk and set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, whip the heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks form.
    3. Fold the lemon mixture into the heavy whipping cream.
    4. Pour into the graham cracker crust and refrigerate for three hours.
    5. Slice and add a dollop of Cool Whip.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 433Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 56mgSodium: 204mgCarbohydrates: 53gFiber: 1gSugar: 42gProtein: 7g

Nutrition is approximate.

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Miz Helen

Sunday 22nd of April 2018

Congratulations! Your post is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week and it will be pinned to our Features Board. Thanks so much for sharing with us and enjoy your new Red Plate! Miz Helen

Julie Pollitt

Monday 23rd of April 2018

Hi Miz Helen! I saw that! I think when I commented, it just had my name and not blog name. :)

Thank you SO much for the feature! I am so excited about it!


Thursday 19th of April 2018

Delicious! mother had a mixer just like that one! Love it! Thanks so much for joining us on Friday Frenzy! P~

Julie Pollitt

Thursday 19th of April 2018

Hi! Thanks for stopping by! Friday Frenzy is a ton of fun. :)

The mixer has been exciting to clean up and use.

Kelly Lynns Sweets and Treats

Tuesday 17th of April 2018

Lemon is perfect for Spring! I would make this and serve it for a Mother's Day afternoon dessert :) Thanks for sharing at Friday Frenzy Link Party! PINNED!

Julie Pollitt

Tuesday 17th of April 2018

Thanks for pinning! Oh, great idea for Mother's Day!

Miz Helen

Saturday 14th of April 2018

I love a Lemon Cream Pie it looks so good! Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing your with us at Full Plate Thursday! Miz Helen

Julie Pollitt

Sunday 15th of April 2018

Hi Miz Helen! Thanks and hope you're having a good weekend, too!

Barbara Brundige

Friday 13th of April 2018

Thanks for the recipe! I love the mixer. I have the same one except that it’s mostly white. Barbara

Julie Pollitt

Saturday 14th of April 2018

Hi Barbara! You're welcome. How fun that you have a white one. They are great mixers!