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Fluffy Coconut Frosting

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Dash of salt
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in top of a double boiler; place egg white mixture over barely simmering water in bottom of double boiler on cooktop. Beat at high speed of a hand-held mixer until stiff peaks form and candy thermometer registers 160°. Add extracts; beat until blended.