To measure the doneness of the meringue, insert an instant-read thermometer into the center of the meringue, holding the thermometer at an angle.
Coconut Cream Pie
Prepare as directed, except stir in 1 cup toasted flaked coconut with the butter and vanilla. Sprinkle the finished pie with 1/3 cup toasted flaked coconut.Per slice: Same as above except 576 calories, 11 g protein, 65 g carbohydrate, 31 g total fat (18 g sat. fat), 2 g fiber, 42 g total sugar, 367 mg sodium
Banana Cream Pie
Prepare as directed, except before adding the filling to the baked pastry shell, arrange 3 medium bananas, sliced, in bottom of pastry. If desired, sprinkle the finished pie with crushed vanilla wafers and drizzle with caramel ice cream topping.Per slice: Same as above except 522 calories, 67 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 40 g total sugar, 13% Vitamin A, 5% Vitamin C, 10% iron
Dark Chocolate Cream Pie
Prepare as directed, except increase sugar to 1 cup and stir in 3 oz. chopped unsweetened chocolate with the half-and-half. If desired, sprinkle the finished pie with grated or shaved milk and/or bittersweet chocolate.Per slice: Same as above except: 576 calories, 11 g protein, 66 g carbohydrate, 30 g total fat (16 g sat. fat), 2 g fiber, 41 g total sugar, 316 mg sodium, 9% calcium, 19% iron
Nutrition Facts (Vanilla Cream Pie)
483 calories; total fat 24g; saturated fat 12g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 139mg; sodium 314mg; potassium 222mg; carbohydrates 57g; fiber 1g; sugar 35g; protein 10g; trans fatty acid 1g; vitamin a 624IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 58mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 103mg; iron 2mg.
Pastry for a Single-Crust Pie
Nutrition Facts (Pastry for a Single-Crust Pie)
191 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 15mg; sodium 187mg; potassium 27mg; carbohydrates 18g; fiber 1g; sugar 0g; protein 2g; trans fatty acid 1g; vitamin a 194IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 44mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 1mg.
Meringue for Pie
Five-Egg White Meringue:
Prepare as directed, except use 5 egg whites and 1 cup sugar. In Step 2, beat about 6 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Continue as directed in Step 3.Per serving: 109 cal., 0 g total fat, 0 mg chol., 34 mg sodium, 26 g carbo., 0 g fiber, 2 g pro. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Other Carbo.
Meringue Recipe for Pie Food Safety
Your meringue recipe is safe to eat once it's reached 160 degrees F. To test, insert an instant-read thermometer into the center of the meringue, holding the thermometer at an angle.
Nutrition Facts (Meringue for Pie)
59 calories; total fat 0g; saturated fat 0g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 28mg; potassium 59mg; carbohydrates 13g; fiber 0g; sugar 13g; protein 2g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 0IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 0mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 0mg; iron 0mg.