Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

7-Minute Frosting

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 7 min
  • Yield: frosting for 1 layer cake
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Ingredients

2 egg whites

6 tablespoons cold water

1 1/2 cups sugar

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In a stainless steel bowl, combine the egg whites, cold water, sugar, and cream of tartar in the top of a double boiler. Whisk until smooth. Place over boiling water and whisk constantly or beat with a hand mixer until the frosting is stiff and holds peaks, about 7 minutes. Remove from the heat and whisk in the vanilla. Let cool, whisking often.

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