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Perfect Meringue, Basic Recipe

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  Egg whites 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Icing sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 Pinch
  Vanilla extract 2 Drop

Preheat oven to 250 °F (120 °C).
In a large mixer bowl, mix all ingredients, except vanilla extract.
(Make sure bowl is quite dry and that no particles of egg yolk remain in whites.) At maximum speed, beat 3-5 minutes or until meringue rises and soft peaks form.
Add vanilla extract.
At low speed, mix 7 minutes or until meringue is smooth, glossy and stiff.
Form into rosettes, spirals or cups.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 964 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.3 g0.47%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g0.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 200.5 mg8.4%

Total Carbohydrates 234 g78.1%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0.01%

Sugars 232 g

Protein 13 g26.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 1.1% Iron 0.86%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Perfect Meringue, Basic Recipe Recipe