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Blackberry Meringue Pie

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  All purpose flour 200 Gram (1 1/3 Cups)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 100 Gram, cut in small pieces (7 Tablespoons)
  Sugar 25 Gram (2 Tablespoons)
  Egg 1 (25 Grams)
  Ice water 3 Tablespoon
  Blackberries 350 Gram (2 1/2 Cups)
  Sugar 75 Gram (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Gooseberry jam 75 Gram (1/4 Cup)
  Egg whites 3
  Powdered sugar 100 Gram, sifted (1 Scant Cup)

To make pastry, sift flour and salt into a large bowl.
Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
With a fork, mix in sugar, egg and enough water to make a dough.
Wrap in foil and refrigerate 30 minutes.
To make filling, sprinkle blackberries with sugar and drain over a saucepan.
Warm berry juice.
Combine cornstarch and water; stir into berry juice.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Reduce heat and simmer; stir until thickened.
Add blackberries; cool.
Preheat oven to 325°F (165°C).
On a floured surface, roll out dough to fit an 8-inch (20-cm) flan tin with a removable bottom.
Place:dough in tin.
Bake blind,15 minutes or until golden; cool.
Raise oven temperature to 350°F (175°C).
Spread jam over pastry shell.
Add blackberry mixture.
To make meringue, beat egg whites until stiff.
Beat in powdered sugar.
Place in a pastry bag fitted with a fluted nozzle.
Pipe a lattice over blackberry filling.
Bake 15 minutes at 350°F (175°C).
Cool slightly in tin.
Cool completely on a rack.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2629 Calories from Fat 794

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 90 g139.1%

Saturated Fat 53.3 g266.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 426.5 mg142.2%

Sodium 490.9 mg20.5%

Total Carbohydrates 421 g140.3%

Dietary Fiber 25.5 g102.2%

Sugars 234 g

Protein 42 g84.3%

Vitamin A 69.8% Vitamin C 122.5%

Calcium 19.1% Iron 69.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Blackberry Meringue Pie Recipe