How Long Does Lemon Meringue Pie Last (Freshly Baked)?


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2-3 days


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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