Gum's Macadamia Nut Cream Pie Fave! Unverified!

I remember really liking this as a kid but have yet to actually make it myself.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbl gelatin
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs, divided
  • 1 oz macadamia nuts, crushed
  • 1 tsp banana flavoring
  • 1/2 pint whipping cream
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar

Preparation

Dissolve gelatin in 1/3 cup cold water.

Mix together 1 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 tsp salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly. Do not boil. Remove from heat.

Slowly mix half of this mixture into 3 slightly beaten egg yolks, then add the other half. Cook until it begins to boil, then remove from heat and in softened gelatin. Add crushed Macadamia nuts.

Let cool until partially set, then beat with rotary egg beater until smooth. Blend in 1 tsp. banana flavoring and 1/2 cup cream whipped stiff. Beat until stiff 3 egg white, 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar and 1/2 cup of sugar. Fold this meringue into the mixture. Pour into cool baked crust. Just before serving cover with whipped cream and ground nut mix.