Celestial PiePrep: 2.5 hours Cook: 60 min Servings: 8by Robyn Savoie381 recipes>
Why limit a great dessert like lemon meringue pie to just one kind of citrus fruit? Thanks to orange and lemon, this lovely pie packs a bold sweet-tart flavor!
- 4 Large Eggs, Separated
- 1/2 Tsp. Salt
- 1/2 Tsp. Cream of Tartar (Spice)
- 1 1/2 Cups Granulated Sugar
- 2 Tbsp. Orange Juice
- 1/2 Tsp. Orange Zest
- 2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
- 1 Tsp. Lemon Zest
- 2 Cups Fresh Whipped Cream or Frozen Whipped Topping, Thawed
Directions1.Heat oven to 275°F. Spray 9-Inch pie pan with non-stick cooking spray.Prepare Meringue Crust:1.In large bowl, combine egg whites, salt and cream of tartar. Beat at medium-low speed until egg whites are frothy. Increase speed to medium. Add 1 cup of the sugar; continue beating until stiff peaks form. Spread evenly into pan.2.Bake 1 hour. Cool on wire rack.To Prepare Filling:1.Beat egg yolks at medium speed in another large bowl until thick and lemon-colored. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup sugar, orange juice, orange zest, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Pour mixture into small saucepan. Cook on low heat until thickened; cool.2.Spread 1 cup of the whipped topping over pie shell. Spread citrus filling gently over topping; top with remaining 1 cup whipped topping. Refrigerate 4 hours before serving. Store in refrigerator.
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