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Coffee Meringue Pie

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This deliciously rich Coffee Meringue Pie, is great to serve for any occasion. One of the most popular desserts ever, this Coffee Meringue Pie will not only impress your guests, but will entertain you as well!
Ingredients
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cornstarch 5 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Strong coffee 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Baked pie shell 9 Inch
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt in top part of double boiler.
Add combined milk and coffee.
Cook over direct heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thick.
Beat egg yolks slightly.
Pour hot mixture slowly over egg yolks and mix well.
Return to double boiler and cook over .hot water about 5 minutes, stir- ring occasionally.
Cool.
Pour into baked pie shell.
Beat egg whites with salt until stiff.
Gradually beat in sugar and continue beating until mixture stands in peaks.
Arrange on top of filling.
Bake in a hot oven (425° F) 5 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes one 9-inch pie.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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