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Seven Minute Icing

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  Egg whites 2
  Confectioners sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs), sifted
  Cream of tartar 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

1. In top of double boiler, combine egg whites, confectioners' sugar, cream of tartar, vanilla and water.
2. With portable electric mixer, beat about 1 minute, to combine ingredients.
3. Cook over rapidly boiling water (water in bottom should not touch top of double boiler), beating constantly, about 7 minutes, or until stiff peaks form when beaters are slowly raised.
4. Remove from boiling water. Continue beating until frosting is thick enough to spread—about 1 minute.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2001 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.11 g0.17%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 99.6 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 485 g161.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.01 g0.03%

Sugars 466.3 g

Protein 6 g12.7%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.6% Iron 1.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Seven Minute Icing Recipe