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Lady Baltimore Filling

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Ingredients
For white mountain cream frosting
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cut up dried figs 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped raisins 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped maraschino cherries 3 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 2 Teaspoon
  Toasted coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), flaked
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
WHITE MOUNTAIN CREAM FROSTING
1) In a small saucepan, sugar, corn syrup, water, and salt.
2) Cover and heat to boil.
3) Remove the lid, and allow to boil gently until the temperature comes to 242°F on a candy thermometer.
4) In a large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar to stiff peaks.
5) Gently stream hot syrup in the egg whites mixture, beating continuously at high speed until frosting is stiff.
6) Fold in the vanilla.
7) In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
8) Stir the White Mountain cream frosting in the coconut mixture.
9) Stir the mixture well together.

SERVING
12) Use to frost cakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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