How To Make Meringue, Instructions For The Best Result

The simple recipe on how to make meringue returns a mix that complements fruity pies and desserts.

Dry humidity-free days return the best results. Besides, take special care that the bowl is clean.  Glass and steel allow for this best.

Spread the freshly whipped meringue mix on top of a  hot sweet pie. The heat will help the meringue to turn out firmer. In contrast, spread on top of cold fruit, its consistency underneath the golden brown surface, will likely remain creamy.

For special occasions, meringue topping makes out of a bowl of berries or cut fruit an elegant dessert. Serve it fresh out of the oven.


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Recipe on how to make meringue

By , May 21, 2020

Meringue is a wonderful sweet and light treat that melts on the tongue. It can form meringue kisses or use the mix as topping on fruits and fruit pies. Meringue toppings are best on dry days.

a meringue topped apple pie

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Yield: Topping for 1 Pie

Category: Dessert
Cuisine: German
Suitable for: Vegetarian Diet, Low Salt Diet

Ingredient list

  • 3 Egg whites
  • 6 Tablespoons of fine sugar (2 Tablespoons per 1 egg white)

Step by step instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 C°.
  2. Separate three egg whites and collect them into a clean glass or steel bowl.
  3. With an electric hand-mixer whisk until the egg whites are smooth and foamy.
  4. Then add one by one tablespoon to the mix until it is smooth and glossy.
  5. Spread the mixture evenly onto your favorite fruit pie.
  6. Bake for 10 min or until golden brown.

Serving ideas:

  • Topping for a sweet fruit pie
  • Topping for a fruit dessert
  • Meringue kisses (using spoons or pipe bag to form the heaps)

How much meringue to prepare?

The amount to prepare is always a tricky question. For three people eating apple sauce with potato pancakes or filling one round apple pie, we use about one-kilogram apples. 

In general, the sourer the apple you use is the more sugar you will probably add. If you use a sweeter apple or mix different apple types together you change the aroma and sweetness of the sauce. So please see the amounts as a rough guideline and adjust the cooked apple recipe to your taste.

The apple sauce recipe goes well with potato pancakes or makes a great filling for apple pies. All the same, it can be served as a dessert on its own or spiced up with some ice cream or yoghurt.

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