Lena horne's orange meringue squares

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Sugar
4 tablespoons Butter, softened
1 \N Egg
1 \N Orange, grated peel of
1½ cup Flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
1½ teaspoon Baking powder
½ cup Fresh orange juice
¼ cup Milk
3 \N Egg whites
¾ cup Sugar
½ cup Coconut, shredded

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease a 13" x 9" pan. Cream sugar, butter and egg until fluffy; add orange peel. Combine flour, salt and baking powder with liquid; pour into pan. For topping, beat egg whites until very stiff. Add sugar and beat until very stiff. Fold in coconut, spread over batter. Bake 30-40 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.


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