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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.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
1 frosting for two layer 8 or 9 inch round cake
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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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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

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