Forgotten Dessert

Forgotten Dessert

From the Kitchen Of
Forgotten Dessert

Ingredients

5 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Method

Beat 5 egg whites until foamy; add 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar.  Beat until egg whites stand in soft peaks.  Add 1 1/2 cups sugar, very gradually, and keep on beating until egg whites are stiff.  Flavor with 1 teaspoon vanilla.  

Grease well and flour a 9-inch pie plate.  Spread meringue on the bottom, leaving it high around the edge and scooping out in the center, to form a shell.  Have oven preheated to 400-degrees.  Place meringue in the oven and turn off heat immediately.  Leave in oven overnight - don't peak.  If prepared in the morning, allow meringue to remain in the oven (with the heat turned off) at least 4-5 hours.  

Before serving, fill with Silver Lake House Filling, and top with frozen raspberries or strawberries.  Cut as a pie.  

Silver Lake House Filling

1/3 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups light cream
2 well-beaten eggs 
Salt

Mix 1/3 cup flour, 3/4 cup sugar, and a little salt, to 2 cups light cream, add 2 well-beaten eggs and beat together.  Then beat mixture into dry ingredients gradually.  

Add new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.

Plain text

  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.
View additional recipes in this category

Kitchen Helpers