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Boiled Frosting

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  Sugar 350 Gram (1 1/2 Cups)
  Water 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Cream of tartar 1 Pinch
  Egg whites 2
  Flavoring 1 Tablespoon

Dissolve the sugar in the water over low heat.
Stir in a pinch of cream of tartar and bring to a boil.
Boil rapidly until the syrup reaches 240°F (115°C) on a candy thermometer.
Meanwhile, beat the egg whites in a bowl until stiff.
Beating constantly, pour the syrup onto the egg whites.
Continue beating until the icing is thick enough to spread.
Beat in the flavoring.
To use, spread on the cake with a spatula dipped in hot water.
Swirl icing to imitate a snowdrift or spread smoothly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1384 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 g0.15%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 96.6 mg4%

Total Carbohydrates 351 g116.9%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0.01%

Sugars 350.1 g

Protein 6 g12.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.8% Iron 0.59%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Boiled Frosting Recipe