Yankee Grapefruit Meringue Pie Recipe

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Yankee Grapefruit Meringue Pie
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In the top of a double boiler, mix together the cornstarch, sugar and salt; add 13/4 cup boiling water, stirring to blend.
  3. Cook 15 minutes over simmering water, stirring until thick and smooth.
  4. Beat yolks slightly; pour the cornstarch/sugar mixture into the yolks slowly, stirring constantly.
  5. Return double boiler to the stove and cook 2 minutes longer.
  6. Remove from stove and add butter, juice and peel, stirring until well blended; let cool, then pour into pie shell.
  7. Arrange grapefruit segments, thick side out, around the edge of the pie on top of the filling.
  8. To make the meringue, whip the egg whites until stiff peaks form, adding 6 Tbs of sugar gradually as you beat.
  9. Pile the meringue on top of the filling, inside the circle of grapefruit segments.
  10. Place in the oven 7-8 minutes until the meringue turns golden-brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 279.7 Kcal (1171 kJ)
Calories from fat 108.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.03g 19%
Cholesterol 52.16mg 17%
Sodium 140.12mg 6%
Potassium 90.47mg 2%
Total Carbs 40.06g 13%
Sugars 19.65g 79%
Dietary Fiber 0.55g 2%
Protein 3.81g 8%
Vitamin C 13.6mg 23%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 15.3mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 274.48 Kcal (1149 kJ)
Calories from fat 106.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.8g 19%
Cholesterol 51.18mg 17%
Sodium 137.51mg 6%
Potassium 88.79mg 2%
Total Carbs 39.32g 13%
Sugars 19.28g 79%
Dietary Fiber 0.54g 2%
Protein 3.74g 8%
Vitamin C 13.3mg 23%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 15mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.5
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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