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Cherry Chiffon Pie

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Canned cherries 16 Ounce, drained and finely chopped (1 Can, Water Packed)
  Red food coloring 3 Drop
Directions

1. Sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup of the water in small custard cup; let stand for 5 minutes to soften. Meanwhile, blend egg yolks, 2 tablespoons of the sugar and the remaining 1/2 cup water in small saucepan.
2. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and lightly coats back of wooden spoon. Stir in softened gelatin to dissolve. Cool mixture; stir in almond extract and chill until syrupy. Stir in cherries and food coloring.
3. Using electric mixer at high speed, beat egg whites in medium bowl until stiff. Using rubber spatula, fold into cherry mixture. Spoon into 9-inch pie plate. Chill until completely set, 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie

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