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Seafoam Icing

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars

"This maple-flavored dessert icing with egg whites, brown sugar, and corn syrup is of a light butterscotch color."
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servings 111
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 layer cake (fills and frosts))


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  1. Put egg whites, brown sugar, water and syrup in top of double boiler. Beat until mixed well. Place over rapidly boiling water. Beat constantly with electric beater while it cooks for 7 minutes or until it will stand in peaks when beater is raised. Remove from heat. Add maple flavoring. Beat. Fills and frosts 2 layer cake, 8 or 9 inch.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 111 calories; 0 27.7 0.6 0 18 Full nutrition

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Absolutely delicious. My husband's grandmother used to make this icing over chocolate cupcakes when he was a very young child. She used vanilla instead of maple extract. Then she topped them wit...

this is amazing! It was just what I was looking for. I replaced the maple extract with baileys(3tbls). It was so good

Worked like a charm. I replaced the vanilla with cola flavoring to use on top of a cola cake. Excellent texture.

I used this icing for the orange drop cookies II on this site because I didn't have any icing sugar on hand...I substituted 2 tsp orange juice concentrate for the maple extract...And all that I ...

Excellent flavour i used 2 tsp real maple syrup and omitted the corn syrup and extract. Very tasty

Very good taste! I had to cook it 9 minutes before it would peak, but it is a great frosting!

Excellent flavour. I used vanilla extract instead of maple. Really nice on yellow cupcakes.

I make it with peppermint extract instead and its a wonderful minty icing for s chocolate cake! It's amazing!