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Minnehaha Frosting

Yield enough for one 2-layer cake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup raisins, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar, egg whites, and corn syrup in top of a large double boiler; add water and cream of tartar. Beat on low speed of electric mixer for 30 seconds or just until blended.

  2. Place over boiling water; beat constantly on high speed of electric mixer about 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat, and stir in remaining ingredients.

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