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"Light and fluffy icing. Perfect for an angel food cake. You would swear it was a boiled frosting, all the taste, very little effort! I like to change it up a bit and use maple or peppermint extract instead of the vanilla."

Ingredients 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 67 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 67 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 5 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the white sugar, egg white, vanilla, cream of tartar, and boiling water. Beat using an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. If you have a stand mixer, use the whisk attachment.
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CONNIEJC
10/23/2005

This icing is wonderful!! Very light and not too sweet! I think the trick is to beat the egg/sugar/cream of tartar mixture first before adding the boiling water. Then add the vanilla. We had no problem getting it fluffy as did the last review. Extra icing also stores well in the frig for later use.

webwitch6
11/25/2006

FANTASTIC! I didnt have any cream of tartar so I used salt and it came out fantastically. I had to beat it for about 3 minutes longer but WOW! It was gobbled up with requests for more. (I used it on deep dish brownies.) A keeper!

Erin
5/11/2006

This is yummy! Very easy, too! I was a little worried when I put all the ingredients in the bowl and saw a brownish colored mess, but was more than pleased to discover that after some faithful beating, it turned into a beautiful, fluffy white icing! Thanks!