Foolproof Meringue

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 90


1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
pinch salt
1/2 cup water
3 eggs white at room temperature
2 tablespoons sugar


In a small saucepan, mix 1/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Stir in water. Stirring over medium heat, bring to a boil and boil 1 to 2 minutes until thick and clear cool to room temperature.

In a small mixer bowl at high speed, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in 2 tablespoons sugar until stiff but not dry and sugar is dissolved. Add cornstarch mixture and beat until stiff and glossy but not dry. Use as directed in pie recipe.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 90
Calories from Fat: 16

This Foolproof Meringue recipe is from the Just Good Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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