Betty's Very Best Meringue Topping for Pies

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Mar. 02, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make her Very Best Meringue for Topping Pies. This is a gorgeous and fail-proof recipe.


Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Sugar 8 Tablespoon , divided (2 tablespoons + 6 tablespoons)
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 1/8 Teaspoon
Egg whites 3



1. In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch, and 2 tablespoons sugar with ½ cup water. Stir well. Place the saucepan on medium heat and cook until thickened and translucent. Set aside.

2. In a large bowl, add egg whites and salt. Whip until foamy and soft peaks form.

3. Add the cooked mixture into the bowl and continue beating until creamy.

4. Gradually add 6 tablespoons sugar and beat until very creamy.


5. Spread on pie and bake. Cut pie into pieces and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 563Calories from Fat 1

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 388 mg16.17%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 120 g

Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet