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7-Minute Frosting

7-Minute Frosting

This classic frosting has a light and fluffy marshmallow-like texture that's cooked over a double boiler for approximately seven minutes.

This recipe goes with Lane Cake

Southern Living JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Makes 4 1/2 cups
  • Cook time: 7 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Preparation

1. Pour water to a depth of 1½ inches into a 3½-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer.

2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a 3-qt. heatproof bowl; beat at low speed with a handheld electric mixer until blended. Place bowl over simmering water, beating at high speed 7 minutes or until soft peaks form; remove from heat. Add vanilla. Beat to spreading consistency (about 3 to 5 minutes). Use immediately.

 

 

 

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