Seven-Minute Double Boiler Frosting

Oxmoor House
enough for one 3- layer cake


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1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs whites
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
Dash of salt
1/3 cup cold water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Drain cherries, reserving liquid (add water, if necessary, to make 1 cup). Set aside.

Combine sugar, egg whites, corn syrup, and salt in top of a large double boiler; add cold water, and beat on low speed of electric mixer for 30 seconds.

Place over boiling water; beat constantly on high speed about 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat. Add vanilla; beat 2 additional minutes or until thick enough to spread.

Created date

February 2010