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Never Fail Meringue Pie Topping

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Ingredients
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Salt 1 Dash
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In saucepan blend cornstarch and cold water.
Add boiling water and cook, stirring constantly, until clear and thickened.
Cool completely.
Beat egg whites until foamy.
Add salt.
Gradually add sugar, beating at high speed until stiff.
Turn mixer to low speed.
Add vanilla.
Gradually beat in cold cornstarch mixture.
Turn mixer again to high speed and beat well.
Spread on 9-inch lemon meringue or other meringue pie.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 12 to 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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