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Easy Pumpkin Meringue Pie

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  Red currant jelly 2 Tablespoon
  9 inch single crust pie pastry 1
  Chopped toasted blanched almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Light cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned pumpkin 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped candied ginger 1 Tablespoon

Beat jelly with fork to soften and spread it in bottom of pastry-lined pan.
Sprinkle almonds on jelly.
Beat together egg yolks, cream and 3/4 cup sugar.
Add pumpkin, spices and salt and mix thoroughly.
Pour into shell.
Bake in very hot oven (425 F.) 10 minutes.
Turn temperature control to 350°F.and bake 55 minutes, or until set; cool.
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
Gradually add remaining sugar and beat until stiff and glossy.
Pile lightly on pie and sprinkle with candied ginger.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350CF.) 12 to 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2612 Calories from Fat 1325

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 149 g229.9%

Saturated Fat 78.8 g394%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1038.7 mg346.2%

Sodium 1452.7 mg60.5%

Total Carbohydrates 299 g99.8%

Dietary Fiber 15.8 g63.3%

Sugars 241.4 g

Protein 39 g77.4%

Vitamin A 1231.9% Vitamin C 29.9%

Calcium 51.9% Iron 56.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Pumpkin Meringue Pie Recipe