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Meringue Topping

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Meringue Pie Topping

Meringue Pie Topping

Photo: Diana Rattray
Use this meringue topping on pies or desserts.

Ingredients:

  • 2 egg whites
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation:

Beat egg whites until frothy; gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Add vanilla or other flavoring. Spoon onto pie, spreading to crust edge to seal filling in. Bake at 325° for 15 to 18 minutes, until nicely browned.

For a higher topping, use 3 egg whites, 6 tablespoons sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Double the recipe for a larger pie or two pies.

See Also

Pie Pastry Basics

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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
I found this recipe to be PERFECT!, Member gunnarbiker

I'm not sure what the other problems were but mine came out perfect! I used 3 eggs and 5 tablespoons of sugar and 1/2 tsp of vanilla. The key is: Patience! I let my egg whites get stiff before adding the sugar and vanilla in and it was perfect.

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