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“Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook, hand-me-down edition (from Grandma), publisched about 50 years ago. I use it on peanut butter-chocolate cookies and to spice up plain sugar cookies.”
1/2 cup

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Syrup: In heavy skillet melt the sugar and caramelize, stirring constantly, to a deep golden brown.
  2. slowly add 2/3 cups of boiling water.
  3. Cook and stir till all caramelized sugar dissolves and mix is reduced to 1/2 cup (keeps a long time in refrigerator).
  4. Frosting: Place all ingredients in top of double boiler.
  5. Beat with electric mixer on low speed about 1/2 minute to blend.
  6. place over boiling water, but not touching the water.
  7. Cook, beating constantly, till stiff peaks form- do not overcook, about 6 to 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and frost cake before frosting sets.

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