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Maple Nut Chiffon Pie

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  Single crust pastry 1
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Ounce (1 Envelope)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Maple flavored syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2
  Whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Prepare and roll out pastry.
Line a 9-inch pie plate.
Trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge.
Flute edge; prick pastry.
Bake in 450° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or till golden.
Soften gelatin in cold water.
Stir in milk, maple syrup, and salt.
Heat till gelatin is dissolved.
Stir about half the hot mixture into egg yolks; return to remaining hot mixture.
Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes more or till slightly thickened.
Stir in vanilla.
Chill to the consistency of corn syrup, stirring occasionally.
Immediately beat egg whites till stiff peaks form.
When gelatin is the consistency of unbeaten egg whites (partially set), fold in stiff-beaten egg whites.
Whip cream just till soft peaks form.
Fold whipped cream and nuts into gelatin mixture.
Chill till mixture mounds when spooned.
Turn into baked pastry shell.
Chill several hours or overnight till set.
Cover and chill to store.

Recipe Summary

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1845 Calories from Fat 986

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g168.9%

Saturated Fat 50.6 g253.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 635.7 mg211.9%

Sodium 640.6 mg26.7%

Total Carbohydrates 150 g50.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 113.8 g

Protein 50 g99.8%

Vitamin A 12.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 48.7% Iron 30.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Maple Nut Chiffon Pie Recipe