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                          BLUEBERRY-PEACH MERINGUE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----MERINGUE-----
    6                    Egg whites
      1/4   ts           Salt
    1 1/2   ts           Vanilla
    1 1/2   ts           Cream of tartar
                         Sugar
                         -----ALMOND CREAM FILLING-----
    2       c            Sliced peaches
    1                    Juice of 1 lemon
    2       c            Fresh blueberries
 
   Let egg whites stand until warmed to room temp; beat until frothy.
   Add salt, cream of tartar and vanilla.  Beat until whites begin to
   hold their shape.  Very gradually beat in 1 1/2 c sugar and continue
   to beat until stiff but not dry.  On 12 inch heatproof flat plate
   spread about 1/3 of meringue to within 1 inch of edge.  Pile
   remaining meringue around edge to height of about 2 1/2 inches.
   Leaving centre unfilled.  Bake in preheated very slow oven for 15
   minutes.  Cool.  Pour almond cream filling carefully into centre.
   Chill for several hours.  Just before serving, prepare peaches,
   sprinkle with lemon juice, and sweeten.  Arrange peaches and berries
   on pie.
   
   ALMOND CREAM FILLING    In top part of small double boiler, mix 2 T
   flour, 1/3 c. sugar and a dash of salt.  Gradually stir mixture into
   6 beaten egg yolks until mixture coats a metal spoon.  Remove from
   heat and add 1/2 t each of vanilla and almond extracts.  Chill; fold
   in 3/4 c heavy cream, whipped.
  
 
 
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