Meringue Crust

Meringue Crust

This recipe makes a sensational stiff and glossy meringue that is baked in a pie shell. It can be filled with pudding, custard, ice cream or fresh fruit. Try spreading the meringue with melted chocolate and pile with whipped cream and fresh strawberries.

Calories: 53

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. In a large bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt until soft peaks form. Add vanilla, and slowly beat in sugar until very stiff and glossy. Spread mixture into a 9 inch pie plate to form a shell.
    2. Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Turn oven off, and leave meringue in oven for 1 hour. Cool.

    Directions

      1. In a large bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt until soft peaks form. Add vanilla, and slowly beat in sugar until very stiff and glossy. Spread mixture into a 9 inch pie plate to form a shell.
      2. Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Turn oven off, and leave meringue in oven for 1 hour. Cool.

        Nutrition Facts

        Per Serving: 53 calories; 0 g fat; 12.7 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 87 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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