Apricot Meringue Pie Recipe

April 22, 2012 10:30 am Published by 1 Comment

This pie is really really wholesome if  you use wholemeal pastry. Don’t be scared of the meringue – mine usually goes a bit soggy after a day or two but taste just fine!

Apricot Meringeu Slice

Ingredients:

450g Shortcrust pastry

250g Organic Dried Apricots

250g Organic Sugar

3 eggs, separated

Juice & zest of one orange

Method:

1.Soak the apricots for 1 to 2 hours – (if you use Crazy Jack Ready to eat then you can miss this out)
2.Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 5, 190F.
3.Roll the pastry and line a 20cm (8″) fluted loose-bottomed flan tin. Chill.
4.Boil the apricots with 150g sugar until soft for about 10 minutes. (You can reduce the sugar here if you like a bit less sweetness, try just 100g.)  Allow to cool.
5.Place in food processor with juice and zest of orange – add egg yolks and blend again.
6.Pour into pastry case and bake for 30 minutes, or until lightly set.
7.Whisk egg whites until stiff, and add remaining 100g sugar, a little at a time.
8.Pile onto the tart and bake for a further 15 minutes.
9.Allow to cool slightly before serving.

Apricot Pie

 

We love Organic Apricots

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