Individual Pineapple Meringue Desserts
|Fresh pineapple||1 Small|
|Whole unsweetened strawberries||1 Cup (16 tbs), halved (Fresh Or Frozen)|
|Pineapple preserves||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Peach brandy/Other fruit-flavored brandy||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground ginger||1 Dash|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Packed brown sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Remove crown from pineapple.
Peel pineapple; remove eyes and core.
Cut pineapple into 1-inch chunks.
In medium saucepan combine pineapple chunks and halved strawberries.
In small bowl combine preserves, brandy, and ginger; stir into pineapple chunks and strawberries.
Heat and stir just till warm.
Spoon into four individual souffle dishes.
In small mixer bowl beat egg whites with cream of tartar and vanilla at medium speed till soft peaks form.
Gradually add brown sugar, beating till stiff peaks form.
Spread meringue over entire surface of each pineapple mixture, sealing to edges.
Place souffle dishes in shallow baking pan.
Bake in 350° oven for 12 minutes or till meringue is golden.