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Seven Minute Icing/Frosting

Updated on June 28, 2011

Ingredients

Take1
Used to make as a base.

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Take 2
This classic frosting is beaten for seven minutes in a double boiler. Due to its marshmallow-like consistency, be sure your cake is completely cooled before you frost it.

  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Direction

Take 1

  1. Put egg whites, sugar, water and syrup in top of double boiler. Beat until mixed well. Place over rapidly boiling water. Beat constantly with electric beater while it cooks for 7 minutes or until it will stand in peaks when beater is raised. Remove from heat. Add vanilla. Beat. Fills and frosts 2 layer cake, 8 or 9 inch.

Take 2

  1. In the top of a double boiler, combine the sugar, egg whites, corn syrup, water and vanilla. Place over boiling water and beat with an electric mixer on high speed for 7 minutes, or until frosting forms peaks when beaters are raised. Remove from heat. Use immediately to frost a cooled cake.

7 Seven Minute Frosting

7 Seven Minute Frosting
7 Seven Minute Frosting
7 Seven Minute Frosting
7 Seven Minute Frosting
7 Seven Minute Frosting
7 Seven Minute Frosting
7 Seven Minute Frosting
7 Seven Minute Frosting

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