Cantaloupe Pie

Recipe Ingredients


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


3 egg whites

1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

6 tablespoons granulated sugar


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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