Double Boiler Meringue
|Egg white||1 (unbeaten)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Put in top of double boiler and beat with dover beater or electric mixer until thoroughly mixed.
Place over rapidly boiling water (but not touching) and beat 1 minute.
Remove from heat, beat 2 minutes longer or until it stands in peaks.
This meringue needs no baking but may be browned under broiler if desired.