Fluffy Fruit Pie

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9″ baked pie shell
3/4 cup crushed pineapple
1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
1 pkg. lemon-flavoured gelatine
1/2 cup sugar
l cup chilled undiluted evaporated milk*
1 tbs lemon juice
¼ cup sliced maraschino cherries

*Chill evaporated milk in ice cube tray 15-20 minutes, or until soft ice crystals form around edge of tray

Bring pineapple and cherry juice to a boil. Add gelatine and stir until dissolved. Stir in sugar Chill about 30 minutes or until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon. Whip milk and lemon juice until stiff. Pour on top of gelatine mixture.

Beat in slowly with rotary beater or electric mixer on low speed. Fold in cherries. Pour into chilled pie shell. Chill several hours until firm.

Other fruit-flavoured pies

In place of crushed pineapple, cherry juice and cherries, use 1 1/4 cups crushed pineapples, apple juice, applesauce, orange juice, grape juice. prune juice. apricot nectar or pineapple juice.