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Southern Pineapple Pie

Southern Pineapple Pie


Pineapple Pie



  1. In a double boiler, combine 1/2 cup sugar, egg yolks, salt, cornstarch, and milk.
  2. With water in bottom of double broiler, heat on medium high heat and whisk egg yolk mixture for 10-15 minutes until thick, with a custardy texture. 
  3. Once very thick, remove custard from heat. Let cool for 2 minutes and stir in very well drained crushed pineapple and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour pineapple custard mixture into cooled pie shell.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. With an eclectic mixer, whisk together egg whites for 45 seconds. Add in cream of tartar and sugar.
  7. Whisk on medium-high speed for 10 minutes or until meringue is smooth and has stiff peaks.
  8. Pile meringue on top of pineapple pie, spreading it to cover entire top.
  9. Place pie into preheated oven for 10 minutes or until top is lightly browned.
  10. Let pie cool on counter for 1 hour and then place into fridge for at least 6 hours or overnight to chill.
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Recipe developed for Imperial Sugar by Angie Barrett @BigBearsWife.