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Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch, in saucepan
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • additional 6 Tbsp sugar

Preparation

Combine 2 Tbsp sugar, 1 Tbsp con starch in saucepan, add 1/2 cup water. Cook until clear.

Allow to cool.

Beat together 3 egg whites, 1/8 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp vanilla. Add remaining 6 Tbsp sugar gradually while beating.

Add the cooled corn start mixture. Fold in and continue beating until meringue stands in stiff peaks.