Seven Minute Frosting

Oxmoor House
Frosting for one 9-inch square cake


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1 1/2 cups sugar
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon cold water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Combine sugar, egg whites (at room temperature), syrup, and cream of tartar in top of a large double boiler; add water, and beat at low speed of an electric mixer 30 seconds or just until blended.

Place over rapidly boiling water; beat constantly at high speed of electric mixer 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat. Add vanilla; beat 2 to 3 minutes or until frosting is thick enough to spread.

Created date

March 2014