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This is the type of frosting that is cooked over the stove, then whipped. This goes well on almost any type of cake.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a saucepan, stir together the sugar, water and cream of tartar. Cook over medium-high heat until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is bubbly.n

  • In a medium mixing bowl, whip the egg whites and vanilla to soft peaks. Gradually add the sugar mixture while whipping constantly until stiff peaks form, about 7 to 10 minutes. Frost the cake of your choice.n

Nutrition Facts

68 calories; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 16.8g; sodium 9.3mg. Full Nutrition