Shelf Life Tips
- How long does lemon meringue pie last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep freshly baked lemon meringue pie refrigerated.
How long can lemon meringue pie be left at room temperature? Bacteria grow rapidly at temperatures between 40 °F and 140 °F; lemon meringue pie should be discarded if left out for more than 2 hours at room temperature.
How long does lemon meringue pie last in the fridge? Freshly baked lemon meringue pie will keep for about 2 to 3 days in the fridge; refrigerate covered loosely with aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
Can you freeze lemon meringue pie? Lemon meringue pie does not freeze well and is not recommended for quality purposes.
How to tell if lemon meringue pie is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the lemon meringue pie: discard any that has an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the lemon meringue pie.
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