Chocolate Crusted Orange Meringue Pie

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 776


1/4 pound semi-sweet baking chocolate grated
10 to 12 graham crackers finely crushed
3 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup butter real, melted
* See note below.
* Part two.
1 cup sugar
5 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon orange rind grated
2 cups orange juice concentrate
3 eggs yolk lightly beaten
1 tablespoon butter real
2 tablespoons lemon juice fresh
* Part two.
3 eggs white
6 tablespoons sugar


* Heat oven to 350° F. Set aside 2 tablespoons chocolate for decorating finished pie. To remaining chocolate, add crushed crackers and sugar mix thoroughly. Add melted butter and blend well. Press mixture into bottom and sides of 9-inch pie plate. Make edges as smooth as possible and bake for 12 minutes. Cool. Filling:
*Mix sugar, cornstarch, salt, and grated rind in saucepan. Add orange juice and cook, stirring until thickened, about 10 minutes. Add hot mixture to egg yolks and return to pan cook, stirring for 2 to 3 minutes more. Remove from heat add butter and lemon juice. Cool slightly. Pour into baked pie shell. Prepare the following meringue.

*Beat egg whites until frothy gradually beat in sugar 1 tablespoon at a time until whites are stiff and glossy. Cover filling. Place in preheated 425° F oven for 10 minutes or until delicately browned on top. Cool before serving. Sprinkle with reserved chocolate.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 776
Calories from Fat: 232

This Chocolate Crusted Orange Meringue Pie recipe is from the Current Calendars Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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