Red Currant Pie (Or is It Cake?)

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For Crust: In a medium bowl, sift together flour and baking powder.
  • Mix in butter, sugar, egg yolks and lemon zest until mixture forms dough.
  • Pat the dough evenly into the bottom of a 9" springform pan.
  • Chill dough in pan for 25-30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  • Bake in oven for 25 minutes, or until golden.
  • For Filling: In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff.
  • Gradually stir in sugar and cornstarch; beat for 5 minutes.
  • Fold currants into mixture and pour into warm crust.
  • Bake in oven for 10 minutes, or until top is lightly browned.
  • Cool completely before serving.
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