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Low-Fat 7 Minute Frosting

Low-Fat 7 Minute Frosting

  • Yield: 1 serving ( Serving Size: 2 - 2 1/2 cups )


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup(s) cold water
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract


Place all of the ingredients except the vanilla in a double boiler over boiling water. Beat constantly with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until stiff peaks form, 4-7 minutes. Remove from heat.

Add the vanilla. Beat to spreading consistency.

Citrus Low-Fat 7-Minute Frosting: Replace the water with lemon, orange, or lime juice. Spoon in 1 tablespoon of zest.

Coffee Low-Fat 7-Minute Frosting: Replace the granulated sugar with brown sugar. Dissolve 2 tablespoons of instant coffee powder in 1/3 cup hot water and omit cold water.

Pepperming Low-Fat 7-Minute Frosting: Replace vanilla with 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract. After frosting has cooled, fold in 1/3 cup crushed peppermint candies.

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