Meringue II

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(256)

This meringue is wonderful. It doesn't get weepy, and has such a good vanilla flavor.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 pie topping

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 3 egg whites

  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 6 tablespoons white sugar

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine water, 2 tablespoons sugar, and cornstarch. Cook over low heat until clear, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

  2. In a large glass or metal bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt until mixture is foamy. Mix in vanilla, then gradually add the 6 tablespoons sugar, beating constantly until meringue forms soft peaks. Gradually pour in cornstarch mixture, beating until stiff. Spread over top of pie and seal to the crust. Brown in oven if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

59 Calories
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 59
% Daily Value *
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 1g
Calcium 2mg 0%
Potassium 37mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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