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Snowy Boiled Icing

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"This frosting takes a little extra time, but the results are worth it."
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servings 106
Original recipe yields 15 servings (2 3/4 cups)


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  1. Combine sugar, water, salt, and vinegar in a saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat just until clear. Then cook without stirring until syrup spins a long thread when dropped from tip of spoon, or to 240 degrees F (115 degrees C).
  2. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add syrup in a very thin stream, beating constantly. After all syrup is added, continue beating until frosting will hold its shape. Mix in vanilla.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 106 calories; 0 26.7 0.5 0 7 Full nutrition

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Not for decorating!!! And "takes some extra time" is underestimating it. It took me about 1 1/2 hours to make. Then when it seemed spreadable, I iced a doll cake for my daughter's birthday pa...

I loved this recipe! It was easy enough to make that my 10 yr old & 8 yr old children made it to put on our cake for Jesus' birthday! It was so yummy!!! We added 1/4 tsp. of Orange Extract, and ...

This is basically a recipe for homemade Marshmallow Fluff, with a slightly more spreadable consistency; not what I was expecting. Not sure if the results are "well worth it."

There is nothing wrong with this recipe. It's a traditional boiled icing recipe which yields the consistency of marshmallow. This should nothing be used for intense decorating, borders, flowers,...