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White Icing for Cake

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  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 2
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a heavy pot, combine 1 cup sugar, 1/3 cup water, and 2 tablespoons light corn syrup. This mixture will have a "white" look. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until clear. Then cook, without stirring, until 232 degrees (F) on a candy thermometer. In a large mixing bowl, beat 2 egg whites until soft peaks form. Continue to beat, slowly adding hot syrup mixture. Add ¼ cup confectioner's sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating until stiff peaks form and frosting is of spreading consistency. Gently stir in ½ cup of pecans. Immediately spread on cooled cake. After cake is spread, allow icing to set up. (It may be helpful to place the frosted cake in the refrigerator to speed up this process.) Enjoy!!! --Betty

Recipe Summary

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Glaze, Egg, Milk Product
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Who wouldn't love to have a white, creamy cake for birthday, weddings or anniversaries? Betty helps you whip up the perfect frosting that will make for the ideal icing on your cake. Sumptuous and decadent, you will be surprised to know what a doddle it is to make a quick icing. Stream the video recipe and get filling your icing pipes with this creamy mix.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1415 Calories from Fat 345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.4%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 115.3 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 262 g87.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g21.9%

Sugars 240.2 g

Protein 12 g23.1%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 1%

Calcium 5% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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