|9-in pie||15 minutes|
- 2 egg whites
- 0.25 tsp cream of tartar
- 3 Tbsp sugar
- 4 Tbsp confectioners' sugar (alternative)
- 0.5 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 325°F to 350°F.
Whip until frothy 2 egg whites
Add 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
Whip them until they are stiff, but not dry; until they stand in peaks that lean over slightly when the beater is removed. Beat in, 1 tablespoon at a time 3 tablespoons sugar or 4 tablespoons confectioners' sugar (alternative).
Do not overheat. Beat in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Spread on pie and bake 10 to 15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the meringue.
- Joy of Cooking