Maple Walnut Frosting


This is a good cake frosting, and is especially good when the maple syrup can be purchased in March. You can use the artificial for those of you who do not live in the north, or cannot obtain it. This recipe will fill and frost a 9 inch cake.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
2 cups


  • 2 egg whites

  • 1 ¼ cups packed brown sugar

  • ¼ cup maple syrup

  • 3 tablespoons cold water

  • teaspoon cream of tartar

  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Place egg whites, brown sugar, maple syrup, water, and cream of tartar in the top of a double boiler over boiling water. Beat with a mixer until frosting has a good spreading consistency, and will stand in peaks. Remove from heat.

  2. Fill and frost cake. Sprinkle the top with chopped nuts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
2g Fat
27g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 1g
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 69mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.