Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3 cups all-purpose flour

  2. 1 teaspoon salt

  3. 1 teaspoon sugar

  4. 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter flavored shortening, chilled

  5. 1/3 cup ice water

  6. 1 tablespoon vinegar

  7. 1 egg, beaten

  8. 1 cup sugar

  9. 1/3 cup cornstarch

  10. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  11. 1 1/2 cups water

  12. 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten

  13. 2 tablespoons butter

  14. 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  15. 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice

  16. 4 ounces cream cheese

  17. 1/2 cup powdered sugar

  18. 1 cup whipped topping Whipped Topping, garnish

  19. Shredded coconut, garnish

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Pie Crust:

  2. Chill all ingredients, including the flour and vinegar . Combine the flour, salt and sugar. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles cornmeal . In another bowl, mix water and vinegar with the beaten egg. Add the liquid mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time, to the flour mixture, tossing with a fork to form a soft dough .

  3. Filling:

  4. In saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually stir in water. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat, cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Gradually stir 1 cup hot mixture into yolks. Return mixture to saucepan , bring to a gentle boil . Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from stove. Stir in butter, orange peel and orange juice.

  5. Turn into pastry shell . Refrigerate.

  6. Meanwhile prepare next layer by combining cream cheese and powdered sugar until well blended. Beat in the whipped topping until light and fluffy. Spread over orange filling.

  7. Top with whipped topping and sprinkle with shredded coconut as desired. Chill until serving.


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