Seven Minute Frosting II

Seven Minute Frosting II


"This frosting takes approximately seven minutes to make."


17 m servings 39 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 39 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 40 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine sugar, water, egg whites, salt, corn syrup, and vanilla in the top of a double boiler. Beat all ingredients about one minute before placing bowl or pan over the heat.
  2. Place over rapidly boiling water; beat at high speed until the mixture forms soft peaks. (This may take longer than 7 minutes).
  3. Transfer frosting mixture to large bowl; beat until the mixture is thick and cool enough to spread.
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  1. 13 Ratings


My 97-years old Grandmother used to make this for our birthdays when we were kids. It is so creamy and delicious! It has a marshmallow-like flavor.

With a yellow cake, the taste and texture are very nice. The icing has a mildly crispy meringue shell and adds moisture to the cake especially if kept unrefrigerated. The seven minutes the t...

YUM! So much better than canned! The texture is all marshmallowy and gooey while you spread it on the cake and then turns into a light regular frosting as it dries. I had to make sure I didn'...

This was the perfect frosting for my cake. I love the light, stickiness . . . it did take much longer than seven minutes for me. As another reviewer, it probably took at least 30 minutes over th...

Nice flavor, especially with my favorite Mexican vanilla, but I thought it was still rather grainy, and also found it much too sweet (hard thing to accomplish considering my killer sweet tooth)....

The best, it taste like my mother's

Although this recipe was easy to make, it was however VERY sweet. I served it on a spice cake and noticed that most of my guests had scraped the frosting off the cake and just the cake was eate...

great recipe. very sticky but a crowd pleaser

I'm only giving this 4 stars because it is a lot of work. The end result is sweet and delicious, but it does take a lot longer than seven minutes which I think makes this recipe misleading. I al...