Seven-Minute Frosting

Seven-Minute Frosting
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This traditional frosting is fluffy, white and almost meringue-like in texture. It's easy to make, and takes 7 minutes to cook.
05 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

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except vanilla in top of double boiler.
  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. Continue beating 2 minutes or until frosting holds deep swirls.
  4. Variations:
  5. Cherry Frosting: Substitute 1/3 cup maraschino cherry liquid for water. Gently stir in 1/3 cup drained chopped maraschino cherries.
  6. 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.
  7. Lemon Frosting: Gently stir in 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest.
  8. Maple Frosting: Substitute 1/2 to 1 teaspoon maple extract for vanilla.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

This is my favorite frosting for fresh coconut cake.

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