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Seven-Minute Icing

Yield 4 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in top of a double boiler. Beat at low speed with a handheld electric mixer 30 seconds or just until blended.

  2. Place over boiling water; beat constantly at high speed 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat. Add vanilla; beat 2 minutes or until frosting is spreading consistency.

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