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miracle meringue

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gail Welch
Carthage, TX

Can't remember where I got this recipe but the best part is this meringue does not get "weepy."

(1 rating)

Ingredients For miracle meringue

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 or 4
    egg whites, room temp
  • 1 dash

How To Make miracle meringue

  • 1
    Combine water, sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir well. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thickened and transparent.
  • 2
    Beat egg whites and salt until foamy. Continue beating while gradually adding cooked mixture. Beat 3 minutes until stiff (not dry) peaks form. Do not overbeat.
  • 3
    Spread over pie-sealing edges. Bake at 425 degrees for 5-7 minutes or until lightly browned.