No Weep, No Shrink Meringue

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Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Works everytime to cure meringue on pies that weep and ruin the looks of your pies..found this in an old cookbook...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix cornstarch, 2 tbls sugar and water and cook over low heat till mixture is clear -- remove from heat -- in a bowl, whip egg whites until peaked and then slowly add the heated cornstarch-sugar-water mixture.
  2. Beat until creamy.add salt and 6 tbls sugar and beat again till fluffy -- Pile on your pie and bake in a 350* oven till meringue is gold tinged, usually 20-30 minutes.
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I made this to top my lemon pie and it's wonderful. I took it to our family gathering and my brother in law said it was the best lemon meringue pie he had ever eaten. My hubby thinks it's the best, too. I did add about 1 1/2 teaspoons of mexican vanilla and it added a lot to the taste. But the texture of the meringue is absolutely perfect. Thanks for sharing with us!! The compliments I get belong to you.

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My maintenace man said his wife made this meringue and I was curious if it was on here, and of course it was!! I'm trying this tonight on a Butterscotch pie!!Update....I forgot to rate this in October. This is a great meringue recipe. Thanks for posting!!