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Gma's Petits Fours Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
julia rodriguez

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 Cups Granulated sugar
1 1/2 Cups Hot water
1/4 tsp Cream of tartar
1 tsp Vanilla
Sifted powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a 2 quart saucepan combine granulated sugar, hot water, and cream of tartar.

Cover and cook till boiling. Uncover and clip candy thermometer to saucepan.

Cook till temperature of mixture is 225 on candy thermometer. Remove from heat.

Cool at room temperature to 110.

Stir in vanilla. Stir in enough sifted powdered sugar (about 2 1/2 cups) to make of pouring consistency.

Tint with food coloring, if desired.

Spoon over cake pieces.


Frosts about 36 petits fours

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
36 petits fours

 

 

 

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