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Orange Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Slightly beaten egg yolks 2
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Baked 8 inch pastry shell 1
  Egg whites 2
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In saucepan combine 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, and salt.
Slowly stir in juice.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Reduce heat.
Cook 1 minute more; remove from heat.
Stir small amount of hot mixture into yolks; return to hot mixture.
Cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Stir in margarine and peel.
Pour into pastry shell.
Beat egg whites to soft peaks.
Slowly beat in 1/4 cup sugar to stiff peaks; spread over hot filling, sealing edges.
Bake at 400° for 7 to 9 minutes.
Cool on rack.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Healthy

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