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Seven minute icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melanie Henry

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 egg white
cup white Karo corn syrup
⅔ cup sugar
3 tablespoons water
⅛ teaspoon cream of tartar
teaspoon salt
flavoring such as vanilla, almond extract, etc.

Directions:
Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a double boiler over simmering water.

Beat on high speed while cooking.

As the name indicates, the mixture should be glossy, thick, and gorgeous in 7 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Enough for 3 layers
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Frosting used by layer-cake bakers everywhere! Delicious, and light as a feather. My mother's swirls and peaks were predictably dramatic and artistic.

 

 

 

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