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Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 15 mins

A splendid holiday dessert. (Prep time includes chilling time.)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine gelatin, salt, nutmeg, and 3 tbsp sugar in saucepan.
  2. In small bowl, whisk egg yolks together with milk.
  3. Add to gelatin mixture in saucepan.
  4. Cook and stir over medium-low heat, until mixture is thickened and can coat a spoon.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Stir in lemon peel and rum.
  7. Refrigerate for 40 minutes, or until cold but not yet firm.
  8. Beat eggs whites on high speed until soft peaks form.
  9. Add 1/4 cup sugar, a little at a time.
  10. Beat until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  11. Fold gelatin mixture and mixed candied fruit into egg white mixture.
  12. Fill prepared pie crust with mixture.
  13. Chill until set, at least 1 hour.
  14. Garnish with whipped cream and candied pineapple.