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Orange Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1 (For Single Crust Pie)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely shredded orange peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Set Aside)
  Orange juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Meringue 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Pie)
Directions

Cover and line a pie plate with rolled out pastry such that 1/2 inch pastry lies beyond edge.
Flute edge; prick pastry.
Bake in 450° oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Cool.
For filling, in saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt.
Gradually stir in orange juice.
Cook and stir till bubbly.
Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Remove from heat.
Separate egg yolks from whites; set whites aside for meringue.
Beat egg yolks slightly.
Gradually stir 1/2 cup of the hot mixture into yolks.
Return mixture to saucepan; cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Remove saucepan from heat.
Stir in butter or margarine and orange peel.
Pour hot mixture into baked pastry.
Make Meringue for Pie using the 3 reserved egg whites.
Spread the meringue over the hot filling; seal to edge.
Bake pie in 350° oven for 12 to 15 minutes or till meringue is golden.
Cool.
Cover; chill to store.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange

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