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Prune Whip Pie

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=911179

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 lb. cooked, dried prunes
  2. 1/4 c. juice from prunes
  3. 1 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  4. 1/2 c. sugar
  5. pinch of salt
  6. 2 eggs, separated
  7. 1/2 c. milk
  8. 1 tsp. gelatin
  9. 2 Tbsp. cold water
  10. baked 8 or 9-inch pastry shell

Directions

  1. Remove stones from prunes and press pulp through food mill or coarse sieve.
  2. Add juice, sugar and salt.
  3. Beat egg yolks; add milk and cook over boiling water, stirring constantly, until mixture coats spoon.
  4. Remove from heat at once and stir in gelatin, which has been softened 5 minutes in the cold water.
  5. Add to prunes when cool.
  6. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
  7. Pour into baked shell and chill in refrigerator.