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Seven-Minute Frosting

Seven-Minute Frosting

This traditional frosting is fluffy, white and almost meringue-like in texture. It's easy to make, and takes 7 minutes to cook.


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5 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
5
cups

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups sugar

1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup water

2 teaspoons light corn syrup

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs (whites only)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all ingredients except vanilla in top of double boiler.

  2. STEP 2

    Place water in bottom pan of double boiler. Cook over high heat 3-4 minutes or until water boils. Place egg white mixture in top of double boiler over rapidly boiling water (water should not touch bottom of pan); beat at highest speed with hand mixer 7 minutes or until mixture forms stiff peaks. (Do not overcook.) Remove from heat; add vanilla.

  3. STEP 3

    Continue beating 2 minutes or until frosting holds deep swirls.

Cherry Frosting

Substitute 1/3 cup maraschino cherry liquid for water. Gently stir in 1/3 cup drained chopped maraschino cherries.

Chocolate Revel Frosting

Add 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. Let stand 1-2 minutes. Chocolate will swirl through frosting when spread on cake.

Lemon Frosting

Gently stir in 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest.

Maple Frosting

Substitute 1/2 to 1 teaspoon maple extract for vanilla.

Nutrition (2 tablespoons)

30 Calories
0 Fat (g)
0 Cholesterol (mg)
20 Sodium (mg)
8 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
<1 Protein (g)
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