Orange Meringue Pie

gaynel mohler

By
@gaynel

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in heavy saucepan dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup cold water
2
beat 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.
3
cook slowly until mixture is thickened.
4
take from heat, add butter and orange rind zest. mix till butter melts
5
pour into prepared pie crust.
6
make 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