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Halloween Recipe: Halloween Frosting

Updated on December 9, 2012

It's FAT FREE!!!

This is an easy frosting that is great to use on the Bloody or Slimy Cake. This frosting is fat free, light, creamy and is extremely versatile. It is easy to add flavouring and/or coloring without changing its texture or its ease of spreading onto a cake. If you like to tint the frosting, add a few drops of coloring into the water. If you like a swirled effect, add the food coloring at the end. If you choose to not add any coloring, the frosting is snow white.


1 ½ cups sugar

1 tbsp. golden or

light corn syrup

⅓ cup water

2 large egg whites

1 tsp. flavoured extract (vanilla,

          almond, maple, mint)


Bring the water to a simmer in a double boiler. In the top of the double boiler, combine the sugar, corn syrup, water and egg whites. Ensure that the water does not touch the bottom of the top pot of the bottom boiler. You only require one to two inches of water. Beat the mixture with an electric mixer on high speed until it stands in billowy peaks. This will take approximately 7 – 8 minutes. Remove it from the heat and beat in the flavour extract. Frost the cake immediately.


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    • Beth100 profile image

      Beth100 8 years ago from Canada

      Godslittlechild - It's very adaptable to other cakes and cupcakes too!

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      Godslittlechild 8 years ago

      Sounds like a great recipe! I'll try it soon. I love to bake.

    • Beth100 profile image

      Beth100 8 years ago from Canada

      BC - Love to bake u one...just tell me where to send it (and how would u like ur frosting??) ;)