Unbaked Meringue

Unbaked Meringue


"You cook this one on the stovetop, resulting in a creamy, fluffy meringue that is more stable than the standard method."


15 m servings 57 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 57 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 69 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, water, cream of tartar, and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. With mixer on medium speed, slowly pour the hot syrup mixture over the egg whites. Turn mixer to high speed and beat until stiff peaks form. Spread over top of pie, covering filling completely. May brown meringue in oven if you desire.
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  1. 25 Ratings


It is so funny to me that people rate a perfect recipe unfairly becaue they tried to "bake" a recipe that says UNBAKED meringue!!! It is perfect, just what I needed Saundra!! FYI the other merin...

Always used the egg whites beaten and then add in sugar. Sometimes it would turn out great, sometimes not. Tried this recipe and WOW! I have put it in my book of "must have time savers!" I w...

The meringue was beautiful until it was baked. I would not bake this meringue because it weeped so badly that the pie crust was soaked.

I've never made meringue before, so I wanted something that seemed foolproof. Since my pie did not need baking, I heeded the comments of the others and did not bake this meringue. It turned out ...

I will admit this is delicious, but not a substitute for regular meringue. It is very sweet and more like marshmallow fluff than meringue.

Just made this to top a chocolate cream pie. My first all home made pie. Made a crust from here, which came out amazingly light and flakey, made chocolate filling from here, came out wonderful...

I made this just as the recipe suggested because I was making a NO BAKE Key Lime Pie & wanted a NO BAKE MERINGUE. It worked great & looked good! Can't wait to taste it on the pie, but the beater...

Just made this meringue to top my lemon pies after TWO failed prior attempts. Love, love, love it! It was easy, fast, and turned out lovely, shiney, nice peaks and it's not too sweet. I even b...

Great!!! I have tried the old method and like the other reviewer have had good and bad luck.. This was easy and turned out great. Just keep beating, it takes a while but it is worth it in the ...