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Frosted Daiquiri Pie

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Ingredients
  Baked 9 inch pie shell 1
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 3
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh Or Canned)
  Grated lime rind/Lemon 1 Teaspoon
  Green food color 1 Teaspoon
  Light rum 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Granulated sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped
Directions

1. In double-boiler top, combine gelatine with 2/3 cup sugar and salt; add egg yolks, water, lime juice; with egg beater, beat until blended. Cook over boiling water (or in saucepan over low heat), stirring, until mixture coats spoon. Remove from heat; add rind; then tint pale green with food color.
2. Cool mixture; stir in rum. Then refrigerate mixture until slightly thicker than unbeaten egg whites. In large bowl, beat egg whites until they form moist peaks when beater is raised; then add 1/3 cup sugar, 1 tablesp. at a time, beating until stiff. Fold in gelatine mixture.
3. Turn mixture into pie shell; refrigerate several hours. Top with whipped cream, sweetened if desired; decorate with short pieces of red cellophane straws.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party

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