Basic Meringue Recipe
Ideal for making shells or replacing meringue in your favorite recipe.
About 3 cups
In a large bowl, combine meringue powder, water and 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon of the sugar.
Whip at high speed for 5 minutes. Gradually add the rest of the sugar and whip at high speed for 5 more minutes until meringue is stiff and dry.
Bake and use according to your recipe. Meringue powder can be used to replace egg whites in your recipe if egg white is beaten with sugar before adding ingredients.
Use 2 teaspoons meringue powder and 2 tablespoons water for each egg white.