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Cantaloupe 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


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


  1. Pie: Combine dry ingredients and add to hot pulp. Stir until thick.
  2. Beat yolks and water.
  3. Add a little cantaloupe mixture to yolks to heat gradually. Continue cooking, stirring until thick and creamy.
  4. Add butter and pour into baked, cooled pie shell.
  5. Cover with Meringue.
  6. Meringue: Beat all the ingredients until stiff.
  7. Top pie and bake in preheated 400 degrees F oven until delicately brown on top.


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