Cook to thread stage 232 degrees:
1/2 Cup sugar
1/8 Teaspoon dream of tartar
1/4 Cup water
Gradually pour over 2 stiffly beaten egg whites, beating constantly until mixture holds its shape. Add 1/8 teaspoon almond extract.
Easy Cooked Meringue
1/2 Cup Water
1/4 Cup plus 2 Tablespoons sugar
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
3 Egg whites (room temperature)
Dash of salt
Combine water, sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until transparent and thickened. Beat egg whites and salt until foamy. Then while beating gradually pour cooked mixture into egg whites. Beat 3 minutes or until stiff but not dry peaks form. Don't over beat. Bake at 425 for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned.
This is the old fashioned apple pie, with a fabulous crust! The apples are just the right tartness, and again, the crust is why I eat the pie... It is outstanding!!!