In saucepan mix 2 tablespoons butter, two 1 oz. squares unsweetened chocolate, I cup sugar and one 6 oz can evaporate milk. Cook and stir till thick (till smooth, not too long). Add 1 teas. Vanilla. Cool.
3 egg whites (room temperature)
Ĺ teaspoon vanilla
ľ teaspoon Cream of Tartar
6 tablespoons sugar
Beat egg whites with vanilla and cream of tartar till soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, beating till stiff and glossy peaks form and all sugar is dissolved. Spread over pie, see above.
Note: before cutting a meringue topped pie, dip knife in water Ė no need to dry.