Don’t forget the homemade meringue for those holiday desserts…here is A perfect recipe for perfect meringue!

The BEST Meringue

1 tablespoon cornstarch

¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

½ cup granulated sugar

4 large egg whites

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

For the meringue:

Mix cornstarch with 1/3 cup water in small saucepan; bring to simmer, whisking occasionally at beginning and more frequently as mixture thickens. When mixture starts to simmer and turn translucent, remove from heat. Let cool while beating egg whites.

Mix cream of tartar and sugar together. Beat egg whites and vanilla until frothy. Beat in sugar mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time; until sugar is incorporated and mixture forms soft peaks. Add cornstarch mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time; continue to beat meringue to stiff peaks.

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