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granny's never fail frosting

Recipe by
Cindy Allen
Clanton, AL

This icing is perfect for the "Granny's Famous Coconut Cake" posted by Cindy Allen. My grandmother was famous for all of her wonderful cakes. This is just one of the many that she would make for the family gatherings and for the holidays.

method Stove Top

Ingredients For granny's never fail frosting

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2
    egg whites, unbeaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pkg
    frozen coconut

How To Make granny's never fail frosting

  • 1
    Combine all ingredients except vanilla in top of double boiler. Place on stove burner on med heat. Use mixer to stir.
  • 2
    Beat briskly for 3 minutes or until it is fluffy and holds it’s shape. (Sometimes 5-7 minutes)
  • 3
    Remove from stove top and add vanilla.
  • 4
    Ice cake and sprinkle with coconut. Enough icing for 2 (9inch) layers.

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