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Vintage pineapple pie recipe

Vintage Pineapple Pie Recipe

  • Author: Polish Housewife
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Description

A vintage dessert recipe


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Ingredients

  • 1 baked 8 inch pie shell (crust)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 20 ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 F
  2. Combine cornstarch, 1/4 cup sugar, and salt in a saucepan
  3. Add pineapple (including liquid)
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until clear and thickened
  5. Beat egg yolks with 1/4 cup sugar and add to pineapple mixture
  6. Cook 1 minute
  7. Cool
  8. Add lemon juice and pour into pie crust
  9. Make meringue by beating 2 egg whites until stiff, gradually add the remaining 1/4 cup sugar
  10. Top pie with meringue and bake for 30 minutes