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Meringue Topping

Hands-on time 17 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield Makes about 4 cups
  

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Pour water to depth of 1 1/2 inches into a 3 1/2-qt. saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and let simmer.

  2. Meanwhile, combine egg whites, next 3 ingredients, and 1/4 cup water in a 2 1/2-qt. glass bowl; beat mixture at high speed with an electric mixer until blended. Place bowl over simmering water, and beat at high speed 5 to 7 minutes or until soft peaks form; remove from heat. Beat to spreading consistency (about 2 to 3 minutes). Use immediately.