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Strawberry Sunshine Pie

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1 (For Single-Crust Pie)
  Lemon sherbet/Orange sherbet 1 Pint
  Fresh strawberries 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 3
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Prepare and roll out pastry.
Line a 9-inch pie plate.
Trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate.
Flute edge; prick pastry.
Bake in 450° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or till golden.
Cool thoroughly on wire rack.
In mixing bowl soften sherbet using a wooden spoon to stir and press against side of bowl.
Soften till just pliable.
Using a metal spatula, spread sherbet in baked pastry shell.
Freeze several hours or overnight till firm.
Combine strawberries and 1 tablespoon sugar; set aside.
In mixer bowl prepare meringue by beating egg whites, vanilla, and cream of tartar till soft peaks form.
Gradually add 1/3 cup sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
Working quickly, arrange strawberry-sugar mixture over sherbet layer in pastry shell.
Spread meringue over berries, carefully sealing to edge of pastry.
Bake on baking sheet in 475° oven for 3 to 5 minutes or till golden.
Slice pie and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry

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