Peppermint Frosting

Oxmoor House
enough for one (8-inch) 3-layer cake


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1 1/2 cups sugar
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup finely crushed peppermint candy


Combine sugar, egg whites, and syrup in top of a large double boiler; add water, and beat on low speed of electric mixer for 30 seconds or just until blended.

Place over boiling water; beat constantly on high speed of electric mixer about 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat.

Add crushed peppermint, and beat 2 additional minutes or until frosting is hick enough to spread. Spread frosting on cooled cake.

Note: Additional crushed peppermint may be used to garnish frosting.

Created date

February 2010