Nothing will keep you cool this summer quite like a watermelon chiffon pie. This pie is refreshing, cool and hits the taste buds just right. This southern classic will please even the pickiest of dessert lovers, and will look lovely sitting on your table.
One of the best recipes for this fantastic pie comes to us from Epicurious. Here is how you can make this fantastic pie in your own kitchen.
1 graham cracker pie crust
6 cups watermelon
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
1 tablespoon fresh lemon or lime
2 large egg whites, room temperature
1 cup cold heavy cream
1 cup confectioner's sugar, sifted
Whipped cream or confectioner's sugar dusting for garnish
To create this watermelon chiffon pie, you will first want to mash the watermelon and granulated sugar to create juice. This juice is then combined with the gelatin and lime juice and left to sit in the refrigerator. While this mixture is setting up, beat the egg whites and cold cream separately until peaks form. Finally, combine everything together and place in pie shell. The pie will need to be refrigerated for at least 4 hours, but it is best if you refrigerate it overnight.
If you are looking for a fantastic recipe to help you beat the heat this summer, this is a great one to consider. It's great for a huge family gathering or even for just eating at home. You can check out the full recipe at Epicurious.