7 Minute Frosting (Foolproof Recipe)


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Combine all ingredients except vanilla in a stainless steel heavy-bottomed saucepan.1 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar, 2 egg whites, 3 tablespoons water
  • Place mixture over medium-low heat and beat with an electric hand mixer constantly for 5-7 minutes, or until icing is fluffy and stiff peaks form when beaters are removed.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Ice cake. It takes two recipes of this to ice a layer cake.1 teaspoon vanilla


Note: You’ll need two recipes of this icing to ice a layer cake.This recipe doubles beautifully, no need to make two separate batches, just double it and make it all at once.


Calories: 278kcal


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