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    Rhubarb Meringue Pie

    Rhubarb Meringue Pie. Photo by Baby Kato

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 30 mins

    30 mins

    1 hr

    Kaarin's Note:

    My grandma used to make this pie every spring when the rhubarb came up. Now that she's 90 years old, I had to learn to make it myself! This is best with fresh rhubarb, but frozen also works well. This is my favorite way to eat rhubarb-the custard layer really mellows it and is so delicious!

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    • 1 unbaked pie shell (I recommend #93062)



    • 3 egg whites
    • 2 tablespoons sugar


    1. 1
      Line 9" pie pan with pastry crust. Use a pie crust shield of foil to protect the crust.
    2. 2
      Put rhubarb in pie pan.
    3. 3
      Mix 2/3 Cup sugar with flour and sprinkle over rhubarb.
    4. 4
      Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes, till half done.
    5. 5
      Meanwhile, separate eggs, reserving whites in a mixing bowl.
    6. 6
      Beat yolks with 2 tablespoons sugar till light colored, then add milk.
    7. 7
      Pour this over the half done custard, and continue to bake, lowering temperature to 375 degrees, about 30 more minutes.
    8. 8
      Watch closely-custard is done when a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
    9. 9
      Meanwhile, beat egg whites till stiff peaks form, adding 2 tablespoons sugar gradually near the end.
    10. 10
      Spread meringue over the custard.
    11. 11
      Return to 375 degree oven till meringue is a delicate brown, 5-7 minutes.
    12. 12
      Best served cold.
    13. 13
      Keep refrigerated.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 28, 2005

      Dh almost inhaled this. I made it just as the recipe states, I just skipped the pie crust. Be aware that, at least in my experience, this is very soupy when removed from the oven. It solidifies when chilled. The egg floated to the top and center of the pie and formed a very thin layer of egg "custard" that was congealed. The knife never did come out clean so don't overcook the egg waiting for the rhubarb juice and sugar mixture to thicken.

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    • on November 11, 2006


      I thought that this recipe was excellant. Well worth the extra effort and time. I made 24 tarts instead of a pie. What a lovely treat these little jewels were. Crisp pastry, tart rhubarb, sweet custard and lightly toasted meringue. Yummy!

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    • on May 16, 2005


      Very good! I used a mix of splenda/sugar with the flour mix in step 3. The pie tastes much richer than the typical rhubarb custard pie, and I think it's is easier to make, too. I didn't need to use a knife to test the custard--I could tell by the way it looked. Next time, I'll probably use just a bit more rhubarb (1/4 c).

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    Nutritional Facts for Rhubarb Meringue Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (1148 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2110.3
    Calories from Fat 737
    Total Fat 81.9 g
    Saturated Fat 25.0 g
    Cholesterol 600.5 mg
    Sodium 1255.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 308.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 13.6 g
    Sugars 188.9 g
    Protein 42.0 g

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