Persimmon Meringue Pie

Recipe by Molly53
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the meringue:.
  • Mix together cornstarch and cold water.
  • Add to 1/2 cup boiling water.
  • Cook over low heat until it thickens.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Beat egg whites, dash of salt, and sugar until stiff.
  • Add cooled cornstarch mixture to beaten egg white mixture.
  • To make pulp: peel persimmons and press through colander.
  • Add sugar, mace, lemon rind and salt; cook over low heat.
  • Add a small amount of pulp to butter and well beaten egg yolks; return to persimmon mixture and stir until slightly thickened.
  • Pour into baked pie shell; cool.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Spread meringue on pie, making sure it covers the edges well. .
  • Bake in oven until very lightly browned, about 20 minutes.
  • Serve pie very cold.
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