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Fluffy Frosting

Yield enough for one 3-layer cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar, water, and cream of tartar in a heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, without stirring, until mixture reaches thread stage (232°).

  2. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until soft peaks form; continue to beat, slowly adding syrup mixture. Add flavorings; beat well.

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