This is a light and airy dessert that you can make with any of your favorite fruit -raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and pineapple. The berries are cooked with gelatin and sugar, combined with freshly whipped cream and meringue, and spooned into a
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked
- 2/3 cup white sugar
- 1 (.25 ounce) package unflavored gelatin
- 1 cup mashed strawberries
- 3 egg whites
- 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1/3 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
Blend 2/3 cup sugar, gelatin, and fruit in a saucepan. Cook to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Place pan in cold water; cool until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon.
Beat the whipping cream to soft peaks.
In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites until they are stiff. Gradually add cream of tartar and 1/3 cup sugar to make a meringue. Carefully fold in whipped cream. Fold in cooled fruit mixture. Pile into cooled baked pie shell. Chill several hours until set.