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Meringue Crust

This recipe makes a sensational stiff and glossy meringue shell that's baked on a pie plate. Top with whipped cream and berries - delicious!
Makes:8 servings


  • 2 egg whites
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup white sugar


Prep:15 mCook:50 mReady:2 h 5 m
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt until soft peaks form. Add vanilla; slowly beat in sugar until very stiff and glossy. Spread meringue mixture into a 9-inch pie plate to form a shell.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes. Turn the oven off; leave meringue in oven for 1 hour. Let cool.

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