This pie 's prune filling is made with both prune pulp and prune juice, along with sugar, lemon juice and grated lemon. Gelatin is then stirred into this delicious concoction, followed by stiffly beaten egg whites. The filling is mounded in a prepared pas
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 (.25 ounce) package unflavored gelatin
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 3/4 cup pureed stewed prunes
- 3/4 cup prune juice
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 egg whites
- 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked
Sprinkle gelatin on top of water.
Mix the prune pulp, prune juice, sugar, lemon juice, lemon rind, and salt in a saucepan; cook for two minutes. Add gelatin and water to hot prune mixture, stirring thoroughly, and allow to cool.
Beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry. When prune mixture begins to thicken, fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Pour filling into baked pie shell, and chill. Before serving, spread thin layer of whipped cream or whipped topping over the pie if desired.