Cantaloupe Chiffon Pie Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Cantaloupe1 Medium, peeled
 Unflavored gelatin1 Ounce (1 Envelope)
 Eggs3 , separated
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Fresh lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
 Graham cracker crust1 , baked (Made With Crumbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 877 Calories from Fat 335

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.1%

Saturated Fat 17.5 g87.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 240.8 mg80.3%

Sodium 617.5 mg25.7%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.6%

Dietary Fiber 7 g27.9%

Sugars 99.3 g

Protein 20 g39.9%

Vitamin A 481% Vitamin C 427.9%

Calcium 13.8% Iron 18.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Shred fine or puree in blender half of cantaloupe, or enough to make 1 cup pulp.
Put in top part of small double boiler.
Soften gelatin in the pulp.
Add slightly beaten egg yolks, 1/4 cup sugar, and the salt.
Cook over boiling water, stirring, until thickened.
Add lemon juice and cool.
Cut remaining cantaloupe into small cubes and add to cooled mixture.
Beat egg whites until foamy; gradually beat in 1/2 cup sugar and beat until stiff but not dry.
Fold meringue and half of cream into cantaloupe mixture.
Pour into cold crust; decorate top with remaining whipped cream and chill until firm.
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