“This is a favorite of my family's (especially my 16 year old--the only frosting she will ever make). It is in response to a request on the boards. If you are planning to use this on a chocolate cake, clear vanilla will produce a stark white frosting that contrasts beautifully with the chocolate. This is a light, fluffy frosting and doesn't over-power the flavor of any cake that you choose to top with it. My daughters also like to spread it on graham crackers for 'graham cracker sandwiches'.”
READY IN:
15mins
YIELD:
1 cake topping
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine sugar, water, cream of tartar and salt in saucepan.
  2. Bring to boiling, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  3. Very slowly add sugar syrup to unbeaten egg whites in mixing bowl, beating constantly with electric mixer until stiff peaks form (about 7 minutes).
  4. Beat in vanilla.
  5. Frosts tops and sides of two 8 or 9-inch layers, or one 10-inch tube or one 9x13 pan.

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