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Cantaloupe Pie

Recipe Ingredients

Pie
Cooked, mashed pulp of 1 cantaloupe
1/2 cup granulated sugar
8 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 egg yolks
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon butter
1 baked pie shell

Meringue
3 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
6 tablespoons granulated sugar

Method

Pie: Combine dry ingredients and add to hot pulp. Stir until thick. Beat yolks and water. Add a little cantaloupe mixture to yolks to heat gradually. Continue cooking, stirring until thick and creamy. Add butter and pour into baked, cooled pie shell. Cover with Meringue.

Meringue: Beat all the ingredients until stiff. Top pie and bake in preheated 400 degrees F oven until delicately brown on top.

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