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Seven Minute Frosting

Seven Minute Frosting
Recipe type: Frosting
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  • 1½ cups sugar
  • ⅓ cup cold water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  1. Combine sugar, water, egg whites, and corn syrup in top of double boiler.
  2. Beat with a hand held electric mixer for 30 seconds.
  3. Fill bottom of double boiler with water being careful that the water does not touch the bottom of the top insert.
  4. Bring water to a boil.
  5. Place insert in pan.
  6. Cook, continuing to beat, for 7 minutes. on high. Frosting should start forming peaks.
  7. Remove from heat and add the vanilla.
  8. Beat 2 more minutes.