Orange Meringue Pie

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gaynel mohler

By
@gaynel

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

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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! The Test Kitchen


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

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Orange Meringue Pie

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.

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About Orange Meringue Pie

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




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