Forgotten Dessert

Forgotten Dessert

Forgotten Dessert

Forgotten Dessert
A vintage handwritten recipe for Forgotten Dessert, make this Forgotten Dessert with a meringue made with egg whites, salt, cream of tartar, sugar, and vanilla then filled with Silver Lake House Filling made with flour, sugar, light cream, eggs, and salt.
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Merguine Crust

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

Silver Lake House Filling

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


Meringue Crust

  • 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

  • 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.

Kitchen Helper 2

9 inch pie pan
Retro Hand Mixer
9-inch pie pan 2
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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cream, Meringue

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