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Party Frosting

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"A coffee meringue frosting good with chocolate cakes."
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servings 83
Original recipe yields 16 servings (3 cups)


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  1. In bottom of large double boiler bring water to boil, then reduce to simmer. In top combine brown sugar, egg whites, coffee, and cream of tartar. Beat with mixer 5 to 7 minutes, or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat. Add vanilla, and beat additional 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 83 calories; 0 20.4 0.7 0 16 Full nutrition

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Beautiful, sweet, and fluffy coffee meringue frosting. The brown sugar gives it a lovely caramel color. It nicely complemented the dark, rich chocolate cake I made. Use the same day and refriger...

Even though I didn't have a double boiler, I was able to make one with a pan and a bowl. The frosting was light and fluffy. I used a German Chocolate coffee. Not bad.

I love the flavor! I use this frosting on chocolate cupcakes. I wish it held its shape a bit better, but the fluffy texture is so fun.

This made lots of frosting. I covered a layer cake (not between layers mind you) and there is probably enough left to cover another!

I originally made this as cupcake frosting but it turned out too sweet and soft. Though I discovered that if you put it in the fridge after, it does sort of retain it's shape and develops a thin...