Orange Cream Pie

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • PIE CRUST----------.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine crushed vanilla wafers, crushed graham wafers and finely chopped pecans; mix well.
  • Add margarine or butter and blend using a pastry blender or a fork.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  • Prepare a 9 inch oven-proof pie dish by lightly spraying with a vegetable oil.
  • Dust with 1 tablespoon of flour.
  • Shake off any excess flour off pie plate (The spray and flour will prevent the shell from sticking to the pie dish).
  • Spoon wafer mixture into pie dish; press evenly to bottom and sides using a rounded soup spoon.
  • Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • FILLING----------.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, dissolve orange jello powder with 1 cup of boiling water.
  • Add 1/2 cup of cold water and let cool for about 15 minutes.
  • Add concentrated orange juice, lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon of orange extract and stir well to mix.
  • Place in the freezer compartment of the refrigerator for about 20 minutes or until just partially set; DO NOT LET HARDEN.
  • Remove from freezer and break up the jelly mixture using a whisk.
  • In a 2 cup measuring cup, add 1/2 cup whipping cream and using an electric mixer, beat until cream slightly thickens.
  • Add remaining 1/2 teaspoon of orange extract and gradually add powdered sugar, beating until thickened.
  • Add whipped cream to the jelly and fold in, (DO NOT BEAT).
  • Pour mixture into the cooled pie shell.
  • Place pie in the freezer compartment of the refrigerator for about 1 hour or until pie filling is set.
  • TOPPING----------.
  • In a 2 cup measuring cup add 1/2 cup whipping cream and using an electric mixer, beat until slightly thickened.
  • Add orange extract and gradually add powdered sugar and continue beating until thickened.
  • Before serving pie, spread whipped cream over entire top of pie.
  • Place and arrange orange segments on top of whipped cream creating a pattern if desired.
  • Sprinkle with grated sweetened chocolate.
  • Serve pie chilled, not frozen.
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