Orange Meringue Pie

gaynel mohler

By
@gaynel

my late husband loved this. do not use store bought juice. should only use fresh squeezed.

Rating:
★★★★★ 8 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
What a refreshing spring pie! We used 3 egg whites, 3 tablespoons of sugar and 1 teaspoon cream of tartar for the meringue. So yummy!

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
fresh orange juice
1 tsp
butter
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
sugar or honey to taste
3
egg yolks
grated rind of one orange
3
egg whites
1
pre baked pie shell

Step-By-Step

1in heavy saucepan dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup cold water
2beat egg yolks and add to orange juice. place in saucepan with cornstarch water. sweeten to taste, this depends on how sweet the orange juice is.
3cook slowly until mixture is thickened.
4take from heat, add butter and orange rind zest. mix till butter melts
5pour into prepared pie crust.
6make meringue with egg whites, top pie with meringue and bake 350 degrees until swirls are tinted brown.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American