If you love tropical desserts, be sure to check out these 7 delicious old-fashioned pineapple pie recipes!
Vintage frosty pineapple pie recipe
Make 9-inch stir-n-roll pie shell.
Bring to a boil 1-1/4 cups crushed pineapple. Stir in until dissolved 1 pkg. lemon flavored gelatin. Mix in 3/4 to 1 cup sugar (depending on sweetness of fruit). Cool until almost stiff.
Whip until stiff 1 cup chilled undiluted Carnation evaporated milk with 1 tbsp. lemon juice. Pour on top of gelatin mixture. Beat in slowly with rotary beater or electric mixer at low speed. Pour into baked pie shell. Chill at least 1 hour.
To whip Carnation, simply chill in refrigerator tray until soft crystals form around outside edges – 15 to 20 minutes.
This dessert is equally delicious made with pineapple juice or fresh frozen or canned orange juice, grape juice, prune juice, apricot nectar or applesauce. For lemon or lime variation: Use 1 cup boiling water and 1/4 cup lime or lemon juice (fresh, bottled or canned). Lime or lemon-flavored gelatin may be used.
Success tip: For a fluffy high pie be sure the gelatin mixture is almost stiff and that the evaporated milk is whipped until it stands in stiff peaks.