Rating: 4.5 stars 4.3
650 Ratings
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This fluffy, egg-white frosting is made by combining whipped egg whites with hot sugar syrup until meringue-like. Works well on almost any type of cake.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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

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  • Stir sugar, water, and cream of tartar together in a saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved and syrup is bubbly.

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  • Beat egg whites and vanilla in a glass, metal, or ceramic bowl until foamy. Gradually add hot syrup mixture, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form, about 7 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

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