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7-Minute Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Ferrante

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cups sugar
teaspoon cream of tartar or 1 T. white corn syrup
⅛ teaspoon salt
⅓ cup cold water
2 large egg whites
1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Place sugar, cream of tartar or corn syrup, salt, water, and egg whites in the top of a double boiler. Beat with a handheld electric mixer for 1 minute. Place pan over boiling water, being sure that boiling water does not touch the bottom of the top pan. (If this happens, it could cause your frosting to become grainy). Beat constantly on high speed with electric mixer for 7 minutes. Beat in vanilla.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you prefer a softer, less sweet frosting this is your best bet. I'm pretty sure this is what my mom, Aunt Mary, and Grandma Wachtel always used.

 

 

 

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