Amy's Lemon Orange Creamy Pie

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"I have made so many pies, but this is my favorite. It's quick too! Addition of butter to the recipe is optional."

Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 276 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 276 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.3g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 211 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, cornstarch, water, egg yolks and salt. Cook mixture in a saucepan over medium heat for 6 minutes, stirring constantly until it reaches a thick and creamy consistency; remove from heat.
  3. Add to mixture the orange juice, butter and lemonade-flavored drink mix. Pour into a 9 inch pie dish. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks. Spread meringue over pie, covering completely.
  4. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 8 minutes. Remove from oven; cover and chill for one hour.
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Very good pie. Next time I will use a pre-cooked pie crust. I did discover that it's worth the extra trouble to get out the mixer for merangue. Takes too long by hand.

A fun twist on classic lemon meringue. The recipe was a bit unclear...I ended up not using a pie crust! It was still good though, and I used a berry/lemon drink instead of just lemon, so it was ...

nice pie... good for you amy! love... 211pie xxx

we didnt like it very much. it was very very sweet

If I am reviewing wrong forgive me. I made this pie it is excellent if you reduce the sugar and use real butter instead of margarine and use lemon zest instead of the flavored drink powder. ( Wh...