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  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg white 2
  Light corn syrup/1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Cold water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon

In top of double boiler combine sugar, egg whites, corn syrup or cream of tartar, and salt.
Add cold water.
Beat 1/2 minute at low speed of electric mixer to blend.
Place over boiling water (water in bottom of double boiler should not touch top pan).
Beating constantly with electric mixer on high setting, cook till frosting forms stiff peaks, about 7 minutes.
Remove from heat; add vanilla.
Beat till of spreading consistency and satiny in appearance, 2 to 3 minutes more.
Frosts tops and sides of two 8- or 9-inch layers, or one 10-inch tube cake.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1231 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.12 g0.19%

Saturated Fat 0 g0%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 227.4 mg9.5%

Total Carbohydrates 309 g102.9%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 303.5 g

Protein 6 g12.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 1.1% Iron 0.46%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Seven Minute Frosting Recipe