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Apricot Meringue Tart

No recipe image available.This simple apricot meringue tart is not just luscious, it's low-fat, too!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 large egg white
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 (16-ounce) can apricots in syrup
1 large egg yolk, beaten
2 tablespoons chopped almonds
1/4 cup Apricot KERNS® from LIBBY'S Refrigerated All Nectar
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, whip 1 egg white with 1/8 teaspoon salt until soft peaks form. Add 1 teaspoon almond extract and continue beating until stiff. Spread evenly into a greased pie pan and bake for 10 minutes, or until golden. Remove from the oven and reduce the oven temperature to 350°F (175°C).
  3. Rinse and drain apricots in syrup and arrange 8 halves, cut side down, on the meringue. Brush the apricots with 1 beaten egg yolk and sprinkle with 2 tablespoon chopped almonds. Bake 20 minutes longer.
  4. Mash the remaining apricot halves and combine with 1/4 cup apricot nectar, 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch, and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg in a small saucepan; cook stirring occasionally until thickened.
  5. Pour the glaze evenly over the tart and chill 1 hour before serving.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe is the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.