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Petits Fours Icing

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Would you like to try a frosting recipe that is too simple, both in the ingredients involved and preparation then this Petits Fours Icing is a must try! Made with ingredients that is readily available in your kitchen cabinet, this Petits Fours Icing is also made in no time. Give it a try, it is tasty too!
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Combine the sugar, cream of tartar, and hot water in a saucepan.
Bring to boiling; set candy thermometer in place and cook to 226°F (thin syrup).
Cool to lukewarm, 100°F.
Mix in confectioners' sugar.
Heat over boiling water in top of double boiler until of pouring consistency.
Stir in 1 teaspoon desired extract and, if desired, food coloring.
Pour over small cakes that have been placed on rack over a tray.
Pick up icing that drops, reheat, and use again and again.
If it becomes too stiff, add a little hot water.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2269 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 12.3 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 580 g193.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0%

Sugars 573.6 g

Protein 0 g

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 1.1% Iron 0.35%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Petits Fours Icing Recipe