|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
Beat egg whites until they will form stiff peaks; add sugar very gradually, beating thoroughly after each addition of sugar.
Then add flavoring.
Pile on pie filling, being careful to completely cover filling at edge of pastry.
Bake in a slow oven (325Â°F.) 20 to 25 minutes.
Meringue should be slightly browned and firm.