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    Rhubarb Meringue Pie


    Source of Recipe


    Elaine

    List of Ingredients




    Rhubarb Meringue Pie

    CRUST:
    1 Cup flour -- sifted
    Pinch salt
    1/3 Cup shortening
    5 Tablespoons cold water

    FILLING:
    2 1/2 Cups rhubarb -- 1-in pieces
    3 Tablespoons flour
    1 Cup sugar
    2 Each egg yolks
    1/3 Cup orange juice
    rind of 1 orange -- grated
    1 Tablespoon butter

    MERINGUE:
    2 Each egg whites
    4 Tablespoons sugar
    1/2 Teaspoon vanilla

    Recipe



    To make pastry, sift flour and salt and cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add water and work with a fork until mixture holds together. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Roll pastry and fit into a 9-inch pie plate. Prick with a fork and bake at 400F for 10 minutes. For filling, sift sugar and flour together and add rhubarb. Cook slowly until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Stir in egg yolk and cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and add orange juice, rind and butter. Cool and pour into baked pastry shell. Meringue: beat egg whites until frothy. Add sugar by the tablespoon, beating until stiff. Add vanilla. Spread meringue over the pie and return to 350F oven for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned.

 

 

 


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