Appetizer Recipes

    Tropical Pie


    1 cup sugar
    1/3 cup cornstarch
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
    1/2 cup orange juice
    1 Tbsp. lemon juice
    5 egg yolks, beaten
    1 Tbsp. butter
    1 tsp. vanilla
    2 egg whites, beaten until stiff
    9-inch pie shell
    3 egg whites
    1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
    1/2 tsp. vanilla
    6 Tbsp. sugar


    In a pan combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.  
    Blend in fruit juices.  Bring to boil over medium
    heat, stirring constantly.  Cook and stir 2 minutes.  
    Remove from heat.
    Stir small amount hot mixture into egg yolks; return
    to hot mixture.  Bring to boiling and cook 1 minute,
    stirring constantly.  Remove from heat.  Add butter
    and vanilla.  Cool till just slightly warm.
    Fold in beaten egg whites.  Pour into cooled shell.

    To make meringue, beat egg whites, cream of
    tartar and vanilla until soft peaks form.  Gradually
    add sugar, till stiff peaks form and sugar is
    Spread meringue over filling, sealing to edges of
    Bake at 350 for 12 to 15 minutes or until meringue
    is golden brown.
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