Fluffy Frosting

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 14 Minutes


6 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)


1. Pour water to a depth of 1 1/2 inches into bottom of double boiler over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a gentle boil. Place egg whites and sugar in top of double boiler. Beat at high speed with an electric mixer 5 to 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Gradually pour in corn syrup and lemon juice, beating 7 minutes or until spreading consistency.

Melissa Guerra,

Dishes from the Wild Horse Desert.,

Southern Living

October 2006
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