boysenberry meringue pie

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By J Noname
from Sth Island

Due to a personal dislike for lemon meringue pie I butchered the recipe and came up with this. Is divine!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4-8
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For boysenberry meringue pie

  • 400 g
    sweet pastry, recipe/ingredients included below
  • 200 g
    flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 125 g
    butter
  • 50 g
    icing sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • pie ingredients below
  • 400 g
    sweet pastry as per above ( not extra )
  • 120 g
    sugar
  • 50 ml
    water
  • 25 g
    cornflour
  • 30 g
    butter melted
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 150 g
    sugar
  • 1 can
    boysenberries

How To Make boysenberry meringue pie

  • 1
    SWEET PASTRY. Sieve flour n salt. Grate butter, rub in until crumb texture. make a well in centre. Beat sugar n egg till sugar disolves. Pour egg and icing sugar into well. Gently mix to firm dough. Wrap in cling wrap n rest 20 mins in fridge.
  • 2
    PIE CASING. Line 20 cm flan ring with pastry n bake blind.
  • 3
    FILLING. Open boysenberries, mash, boil with a little of water and 120 gm sugar. Mix cornflour with rest of water. Add to boysenberries, stir until thickened. Add n stir in melted butter, remove from heat. Whisk in yolks, pour in to pie casing in flan. leave to set.
  • 4
    MERINGUE. Whisk egg whites salt n lemon juice until soft peaks. Whisk in small amounts of sugar, ensure all dissolved Before adding more sugar each time. Pipe on to flan. Bake in preheated oven for a few mins 230c to set n colour peaks of meringue. Cool, dust with icing sugar.

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