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Yellow Jacket Frosting

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  Sugar 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated orange rind 1⁄2 Tablespoon (From 1/2 Fruit)
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon (From 1/2 Fruit)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Teaspoon

In saucepan mix sugar, corn syrup, and water.
Cook without stirring until 250°F.registers on candy thermometer, or until a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water forms a hard ball.
Beat egg yolks with salt until thick and lemon-colored.
Gradually add syrup and beat until thick and of spreading consistency.
Stir in grated rinds and juice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1570 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 555.3 mg185.1%

Sodium 534.4 mg22.3%

Total Carbohydrates 372 g124%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.3%

Sugars 345.6 g

Protein 7 g14.6%

Vitamin A 13.7% Vitamin C 26.2%

Calcium 8.3% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Yellow Jacket Frosting Recipe