Mother Stern's Fluffy White Frosting

Mother Stern's Fluffy White Frosting Recipe

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Jan Stern


I love this recipe because it is absolutely gorgeous and not TOO SWEET! I made our second Black Magic Chocolate cake yesterday and frosted it with this. My hubby and I both prefer it to a chocolate frosting. This is an absolutely PERFECT CAKE now! Thank you, Lisa Glass!!!

★★★★★ 2 votes
15 Min


egg whites @ room temp
creme of tartar
1 cup
granulated sugar
4 TBsp
light corn syrup
3 TBsp
1/4 tsp
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

How to Make Mother Stern's Fluffy White Frosting


  • 1Put egg whites and creme of tartar in mixing bowl and beat until stiff (but not dry)
  • 2In a small saucepan put the sugar, corn syrup,water and salt. Stirring constantly, bring mixture to a boil and cook until the thin thread stage---that is a thin thread forms when lifting the spoon out of the pan.
  • 3Turn mixer on and slowly beat the hot syrup into the egg whites.
  • 4Add vanilla and beat frosting until it is cool and stiff peaks will hold.
  • 5Spread on cooled cake.

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About Mother Stern's Fluffy White Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts