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“Are you tired of weepy, sticky meringue? This meringue will not let you down. It stands proud and adorns your favorite pie with a delicious mound of delicate meringue. The cook time does not reflect the time to cool the cornstarch mixture. This recipe is from one of my all time favorite cookbooks-- More Make-A-Mix Cookery,”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
1 pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch, 3 tablespoons sugar, salt, lemon juice and water.
  2. Bring to a slow boil over medium heat and stir until clear and thick.
  3. Set aside and cool completely.
  4. In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.
  5. Gradually add cooled cornstarch mixture, beating until mixture thickens.
  6. Gradually add 6 tablespoons sugar, beating until soft peaks form, approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  7. 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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