Lemon Chiffon Pie

This refreshing pie can be made in orange or pomegranate too!

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours, total
Yield: 1 pie


  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup Karo┬« Light Corn Syrup
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring, optional
  • 2 cups (about 4 ounces) nondairy whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (9-inch) graham cracker crust


  1. Pour lemon juice and water into a small saucepan. Sprinkle gelatin over juice mixture; let set 5 minutes.
  2. Add sugar; bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in lemon peel, corn syrup, and food coloring, if desired.
  3. Chill until slightly thickened, about 45 minutes, or until consistency of pudding, stirring occasionally. Fold whipped topping into gelatin mixture. Pour into pie crust. Chill until served.
  4. POMEGRANATE CHIFFON PIE: Replace lemon juice and water with 1 cup pomegranate juice. Omit food coloring.
  5. ORANGE CHIFFON PIE: Replace lemon juice and water with 1 cup orange juice. Replace lemon peel with orange peel. Add 1 drop red food coloring, if desired.