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.
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