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Vanilla Frosting

Yield enough to frost sides of a 3-layer cake


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar, egg white, syrup, and salt in top of a double boiler; add cold water, and beat at low speed of an electric mixer 30 seconds.

  2. Place over boiling water; beat constantly at high speed 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat. Add vanilla; beat 2 additional minutes or until thick enough to spread.

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