Get over your fears. Learn how to safely torch meringue using a kitchen torch. You’ll see the worst that has ever occurred while I have used my torch. Torching meringue gives a dessert a professional appearance as well as more appetizing than the oven.
To get the meringue recipe, see the Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe with 4 Crust Choices.)
Note: If the meringue ever flares up, as it did twice in this instance, immediately shut off the torch and remove it from the meringue. I always torch meringue near a sink so that you can immediately put out any fire. However, near a fire extinguisher would be safer. Read this article I found online for kitchen torch safety. Needless to say, I’m in the market for a new torch.