Mom's White Mountain Icing

Mom's White Mountain Icing

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Penny Burdge


This is my mom's White Mountain Icing which she usually put on a devil's food cake. From the 1950s.


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Enough frosting for a two layer cake
15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


How to Make Mom's White Mountain Icing


  1. Whisk together the sugar, corn syrup, and water in a small saucepan.
  2. Stirring occasionally, bring the mixture to 242 degrees F over medium heat.
  3. Meanwhile, beat the egg whites into stiff peaks.
  4. Once the hot mixture has reached 242 degrees F, pour it in a very thin, but steady, stream into the egg whites with the mixer running. Beat until the mixture is thick, fluffy and glossy. Beat in the vanilla.

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About Mom's White Mountain Icing

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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