Orange Meringue Pie
Posted by: Elaine Wed, 26 May 2004, at 7:23 a.m.
1-9 inch baked pie shell
1 cup sugar
3 tbs. cornstarch
3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
3 tbs. butter
1 1/2 cups orange juice
1 to 3 tsp lemon juice, if orange juice is sweet
meringue for one pie
Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
Stir together sugar and cornstarch in a medium
saucepan. Blend egg yolks, orange juice. Gradually stir into sugar mixture. cook
over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil
and stir for 1 minute. remove from heat and stir in the butter, lemon juice,
Pour right away into the pie shell. Heap meringue onto hot pie filling. Spread
over filling very carefully sealing edge of crust. Bake till golden brown.