This meringue topping makes a great addition to many desserts.
- Yield: Makes enough for one 9-inch pie
- 6 large egg whites
- 1/2 cup sugar
- Pinch of cream tartar
Place egg whites, sugar, and cream of tartar in the bowl of an electric mixer. Set over a pan of simmering water and whisk until mixture is warm and sugar has dissolved.
Attach bowl to mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Starting on low speed and gradually increasing to high, beat until stiff, glossy peaks form, about 5 minutes.