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Egg Yolk Icing

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 2
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste (Few Grains)
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon rind 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Place egg yolks, cream of tartar, salt, water, lemon juice and sugar in the top of a double boiler.
Place over boiling water (upper pan should not touch surface of water) and beat with a rotary beater or electric mixer for 7 minutes or until mixture is thick and fluffy and holds its shape.
Stir in lemon rind.
Spread on cake.
This icing is especially suitable for a white cake.
Enough for one 8-inch layer.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 681 Calories from Fat 72

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 370.2 mg123.4%

Sodium 403.7 mg16.8%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g51%

Dietary Fiber 0.19 g0.77%

Sugars 150.4 g

Protein 5 g9.7%

Vitamin A 8.7% Vitamin C 14.2%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Egg Yolk Icing Recipe