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Double Boiler Frosting

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  Egg whites 2 (Unbeaten)
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 5 Tablespoon
  White corn syrup/1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon

Combine egg whites, sugar, water, and corn syrup in top of double boiler, beating with a hand beater until thoroughly mixed.
Place over rapidly boiling water and beat constantly with hand beater, cooking for 7 min., or until icing stands in a peak on beater.
Remove from boiling, water, add vanilla, and beat until thick enough to spread.
Frosts tops and sides of two or three 9" layers or three 8" layers, or frosts an 8" x 8" x 2" cake generously.
Moist shredded coconut, fresh or canned, may be sprinkled over filling and top icing.

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1225 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 g0.16%

Saturated Fat 0 g0%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 108.3 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 307 g102.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 302.8 g

Protein 6 g12.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.9% Iron 0.61%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Double Boiler Frosting Recipe