Banana Apricot Pie Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Chopped dried apricot2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 All-purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Egg yolks3 , beaten
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Bananas2 , sliced
 9 inch baked pastry shell1 , cooled
For meringue
 Egg whites3
 Vanilla1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sugar6 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3183 Calories from Fat 600

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g105.9%

Saturated Fat 30.8 g154%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 619.8 mg

Sodium 713.1 mg29.7%

Total Carbohydrates 634 g211.5%

Dietary Fiber 26 g104.1%

Sugars 513.4 g

Protein 36 g71.4%

Vitamin A 218.5% Vitamin C 39.1%

Calcium 66.3% Iron 57.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 350 degrees.

MAKING
2) Combine together the apricots and 1 ½ cups of water.
3) Cover the contents and gently simmer till tender, about 10 minutes.
4) Combine together the flour, sugar and ¼ teaspoon of salt. Mix well and stir the mixture into the apricot mixture.
5) Cook the mixture till it s boiling and let it boil for 2 minutes. Keep stirring constantly.
6) Into the egg yolks, stir small amount of the hot mixture. Return the mixture to the hot mix.
7) Cool and stir once again till the mixture is boiling.
8) Add the butter and stir well.
9) In the bottom of the pastry shell, place the sliced bananas and top with the apricot filling.
10) To make the meringue, beat together 3 egg whites, ½ teaspoon of vanilla and ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar till soft peaks are formed.
11) Add 6 tablespoons of sugar very gradually, beating well till stiff and glossy peaks are formed and all the sugar has completely dissolved.
12) Spread the meringue over the hot apricot filling and seal the edges.
13) Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes.
14) Let the pie cool for a few minutes.

SERVING
15) Serve the pie as a dessert. Can be served warm, at room temperature or chilled.
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