A spring favorite when we were growing up, served with fresh berries.
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 egg whites, room temp
6 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Add the salt to the egg whites and beat until stiff. Gradually fold in the sugar and add the almond and vanilla extracts. Make sure your bowl is dry and clean!
For meringue shell, preheat the oven to 225°F, then make the meringue. Drop the meringue on a greased baking sheet. Mash out with back of a spoon and make a hollow in the middle to hold the filling. Bake for 1/2 hour, turn oven off and let cool in oven. Fill with strawberries or other berries.