Caramel Meringue Pie

Recipe by Mirj2338
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle 3/4 cup sugar evenly in a 10-inch cast iron skillet and place over medium heat.
  • Caramelize sugar by constantly stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • Remove sugar from heat, gradually add the milk, stirring constantly.
  • Combine 3/4 cup sugar and flour.
  • Add to caramelized sugar mixture.
  • Beat egg yolks.
  • Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot mixture into the yolks, add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly.
  • Return to low heat, cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened.
  • Add butter, vanilla, and pinch of salt, stirring well.
  • Spoon custard into pie crust, and set aside.
  • Add a pinch of salt to egg whites, and beat (at room temperature) until foamy.
  • Gradually add remaining sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread meringue over custard, sealing to edges.
  • Bake at 425°F for 10 minutes or until meringue is golden brown.
  • Cool pie completely before serving.
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