Mile High Meringue

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch, 3 tablespoons sugar, salt, lemon juice and water.
  • Bring to a slow boil over medium heat and stir until clear and thick.
  • Set aside and cool completely.
  • In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually add cooled cornstarch mixture, beating until mixture thickens.
  • Gradually add 6 tablespoons sugar, beating until soft peaks form, approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Spoon the prepared meringue over your favorite pie and bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
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