|1 egg white|
1 cup caster sugar
2 tablespoons boiling water
1 teasp vanilla essence
1 tablesp white vinegar
1 teasp baking powder
|Beat egg white until stiff.|
Add sugar and beat well.
Add water, vinegar and vanilla to meringue mixture and beat until it holds peaks.
Add baking powder and beat lightly till well mixed in.
Cover baking tray with wax paper, place spoonfuls of the meringue mixture well apart on the paper. Bake at 120C (250F) for 1 hour, turn down to 80C for further hour then turn off and leave until oven is cool for a further hour.
This works like a dream for me each and every time.