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grandma's seven- minute frosting

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

Here's the perfect frosting for Grandma's Devil's food cake or almost any cake. Peaks of this white frosting crowns a cake in regal fashion.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For grandma's seven- minute frosting

  • 2
    egg white
  • 1 1/2 c
  • dash of salt
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 tsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp

How To Make grandma's seven- minute frosting

  • 1
    Combine egg whites, sugar, salt, water, and corn syrup in a double boiler. Beat 1 minute or until thoroughly mixed
  • 2
    Then place over boiling water and beat constantly at high speed of electric mixer or with a rotary beater for 7 minutes until frosting will stand in stiff peaks. Stir frosting up from bottom and sides of pan occasionally.
  • 3
    Remove from boiling water and pour at once into a large bowl Add vanilla and beat 1 minute until thick enough to spread.
  • 4
    Makes about 4 1/2 cups enough to cover tops and sides of two 8 or 9 inch layers or a 10 inch tube cake.