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Strawberry Sunshine Pie

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Ingredients
  Plain pastry 1 (For 1 Crust Of 9 Inch)
  Lemon sherbet 1 Pint, softened
  Egg whites 3
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 7 Tablespoon
  Fresh strawberries 1 Quart, sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 450°F.

MAKING
2) Line a 9-inch pie plate with the plain pastry, trim 1/2 to 1 inch beyond edge, then fold and flute the edge.
3) Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden; allow to cool.
4) Spread sherbet at the bottom of pastry shell and freeze for 4 to 5 hours or overnight, until firm.
5) In a bowl, beat the egg whites, vanilla and cream of tartar until soft peaks form.
6) Gradually beat in 6 tablespoons sugar until stiff and glossy peaks form.
7) In another bowl, combine the strawberries with 1 tablespoon sugar.
and arrange over the lemon sherbet.
8) Spread the meringue over strawberries upto the edge of pastry.
9) Place the pie on a cutting board and bake at 475° for 5 or 6 minutes or until the meringue is golden.

SERVING
10) Slice the Strawberry Sunshine Pie into wedges and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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