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Pineapple Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Garrett
Added: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup plus 6 T. sugar, divided
2 T. cornstarch
1/8 teas. salt
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
3 eggs, separated
1 T. lemon juice
1/4 teas. cream of tartar
1 9 in. pie crust , baked

Directions:
Directions:
In a large saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in pineapple until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Gradually stir 1 cup hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir lemon juice. Keep warm.
For meringue, in a mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in remaining sugar, 1 T. at a time, on high until stiff peaks form. Pour hot filling into pastry shell. Spread meringue over hot filling, sealing edges to crust. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until meringue is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour; refrigerate for at least 3 hours before cutting. Refrigerate leftovers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My mother made this for years during my growing up years and I loved it. Matthew 6:19-21

 

 

 

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