Seven Minute Frosting II

Seven Minute Frosting II

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"This classic frosting is beaten for seven minutes in a double boiler. Due to its marshmallow-like consistency, be sure your cake is completely cooled before you frost it. "

Ingredients

12 m servings 99 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 99 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.9g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 11 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In the top of a double boiler, combine the sugar, egg whites, corn syrup, water and vanilla. Place over boiling water and beat with an electric mixer on high speed for 7 minutes, or until frosting forms peaks when beaters are raised. Remove from heat. Use immediately to frost a cooled cake.
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I love the frosting and when my children were young, I always made this frosting.However, the last two times i made the frosting the sugar did not dissolve all the way and it tasted like grains ...

I made this to frost a devil's food cake and it was wonderful. You have to work fairly fast while frosting your cake as it starts to set up (crust) a bit, so be sure to smooth the sides and top ...

I made this frosting over the weekend, and saw other comments on other sites that address the "grainy" issue some are having. The advice given on those is...don't let the boiling water touch the...