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mother stern's fluffy white frosting

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jan Stern
Littleton, CO

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 ratings)
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For mother stern's fluffy white frosting

  • 2
    egg whites @ room temp
  • pinch
    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

  • 1
    Put egg whites and creme of tartar in mixing bowl and beat until stiff (but not dry)
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    Turn mixer on and slowly beat the hot syrup into the egg whites.
  • 4
    Add vanilla and beat frosting until it is cool and stiff peaks will hold.
  • 5
    Spread on cooled cake.

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