7-Minute Fluffy White Frosting

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Ratings (25)
  • Total: 12 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 7 mins
  • Yield: 2 Layers (8 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
154 Calories
0g Fat
39g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This fluffy frosting is made with a cooked syrup and egg whites. 


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients, except vanilla, in the top of a double boiler.

  2. Beat with electric mixer for a minute, then place the pan over boiling water (make sure the bottom of the pan is not touching the boiling water).

  3. Continue beating for about 6 minutes, or until the frosting mixture will stand in stiff peaks.

  4. Remove from the heat and beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla.

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