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Swiss Meringue

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cream pie, egg whites, topping
Servings 8

Equipment

  • 1 stainless steel saucepan with 1" water, simmering
  • 1 stainless steel mixing bowl
  • 1 electric mixer

Ingredients

  • 3 each egg whites in bowl with no yolks or added fat
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • dash cream of tartar

Instructions

  • Combine eggs whites, sugar and cream of tartar in a stainless steel mixing bowl and place over simmering water.
  • Stir constantly until sugar is completely dissolved. Egg white should be barely warm.
  • Remove from heat and beat with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  • Spread meringue on top of pie filling. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes at 350 degree F or until meringue is browned. Cool and serve.