Lemon Meringue Pie Cocktail

This is too easy!

A cocktail in bar can cost upwards of $15 but if you make it in your own home it’s a fraction of the price – and super fun to make!

IMPRECIPES are easy recipes designed to impress. Each week, our experts Barb Northwood and Amy Sinclair will show you how to create show-stopping dishes using minimal ingredients and easy tricks.

This week it’s Lemon Meringue Pie Cocktails – zesty, sweet and fresh – this cocktail is perfect for a hot day.

So what are you waiting for?! Get shakin’ and enjoy this beautiful cocktail without the expensive price tag! 


2 cups chilled soda water

1/3 cup lemon juice cordial

½ cup lemon curd

2 tablespoons lemon-flavoured liqueur

1 cup ice cubes

1 litre tub lemon sorbet

Whipped cream and mini meringues, to serve


  1. Combine soda water, cordial, curd, liqueur and ice cubes in a large bowl. Whisk until mixture is cold. Strain into a large jug. Whisk until frothy.

  2. Place scoops of sorbet into each of four serving glasses (1-cup capacity). Pour curd mixture evenly over sorbet. 

  3. Top with whipped cream and meringues. Serve immediately. 

    TIP! We used Limoncello liqueur in this recipe. If you prefer a non-alcoholic version, replace with fresh-squeezed lemon juice. 

Related stories