Boiled frosting is a cake frosting prepared with egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar. Flavored with vanilla, the boiled frosting is made by boiling sugar, water and corn syrup and beaten to a spreading consistency.
2 Cup (32 tbs)
3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Light corn syrup
2 , stiffly beaten
Cook sugar, water, corn syrup and salt over low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Cover saucepan 2 to 3 minutes to dissolve sugar crystals on sides of pan.
Uncover; continue cooking to soft ball stage (236Â°).
Gradually add hot syrup to egg whites, beating constantly.
Add vanilla and beat till frosting is of spreading consistency.
Frosts tops and sides of two 8 or 9 inch layers.