Orange Meringue Pie

1
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

  • 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

  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.

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About Orange Meringue Pie

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




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