Basic Meringue Recipe

We have crafted the perfect meringue recipe for making shells or baking your favorite egg-free meringue cookies. With only three simple ingredients, this is the only meringue powder recipe you will ever need. It's easy to handle and ideal for making adorable cookies or topping off delicious lemon pies. With an irresistible sweetness and perfect texture, this meringue recipe is destined to convert anyone into a meringue lover.
Makes: About 3 cups
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

In a large bowl, combine meringue powder, water and 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon of the sugar.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

Use 2 teaspoons meringue powder and 2 tablespoons water for each egg white.

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cold water

1/4 cup cold water

granulated sugar

1/3 cup granulated sugar


1/8 teaspoon flavoring (optional)

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