Pumpkin & Fetta Muffins
Fitting to the chilly change of seasons
From 'Symply Too Good to be True Book 2'
1 cup self-raising flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon (15g) Flora Light® margarine
2 tablespoons skim milk
1 egg white
flour to roll pastry
½ cup fresh lemon juice
½ cup sugar
½ cup water
5 level tablespoons custard powder
½ cup evaporated light milk
3 egg whites
¾ cup caster sugar
Preheat oven 180°C fan forced.
To make pastry: In a medium size mixing bowl combine flour and sugar. Melt margarine and add to milk, using a fork beat egg white into milk mixture until combined. Pour into flour and fold together. Place pastry on a well-floured surface and roll out to fit shape of round pie dish (23cm) that has been coated with cooking spray. Roll up pastry using a rolling pin, lift into pie plate. Trim around edges and bake 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to cool.
To make filling: In a medium size saucepan heat all ingredients except milk. Using a whisk, blend ingredients together until mixture comes to the boil, whisk in milk. Leave to cool.
To make meringue: In a medium size mixing bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gradually add in sugar beating well each time until all sugar has been used.
To assemble pie: Spread lemon filling evenly over prepared pastry base. Spoon meringue mixture on top of filling, spreading to the edge of pie, make peaks with flat of spoon. Bake10-15 minutes or until meringue is browned.
FAT TOTAL 1.0g
KILOJOULES 689 (cals 164)
GI RATING Medium
Desserts are normally high in sugar, fat and calories but if you have a sweet tooth Annette has some good news for you - this is a guilt free dessert you can enjoy! To read more on this topic, check out Annette's 'Desserts Can Be Guilt Free' article in our AGFG Blog http://www.agfg.com.au/Blog/post/2011/10/17/Desserts-Can-Be-Guilt-Free.aspx
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