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Maple Walnut Frosting

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 123
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 cups)

Directions

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  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; 1.6 27.3 1 0 16 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Excellent recipe, very light and fluffy with lots of maple flavor! Substituted the cream of tartar for vinegar (3X amt of tartar amt) since I did not have any and was still great! Loved it!

Most helpful critical review

This was good but a little sticky rather than peaky. I doubled the cream of tarter and that helped it peak more. I also removed it from the double boiler once everything was thickening up. I ...

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Excellent recipe, very light and fluffy with lots of maple flavor! Substituted the cream of tartar for vinegar (3X amt of tartar amt) since I did not have any and was still great! Loved it!

This was good but a little sticky rather than peaky. I doubled the cream of tarter and that helped it peak more. I also removed it from the double boiler once everything was thickening up. I ...

Very tasty! I'm waiting to put it on the brown sugar brownies that are cooking and I can't stop eating it. It has a nice, light flavor.

A very simple, easy recipe for a yummy frosting. Thanks Carol!

Made today for my boyfriend's bday. He is on a low cholesterol diet and this recipe was just right. The only thing I changed was I replaced the vegetable oil with plain applesauce. I also made c...

Made this to put on a spice cake for my Mom's birthday. Everyone raved over it and said how great it was! They were even talking about putting the left over frosting on top of waffles the next...

Easy, light and fluffy, with a good flavor. You need to be ready to use it the minute it's done because the texture starts to change in the pan pretty soon.