Seven-Minute Frosting
Makes about 3 cups
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon light corn syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. In the top of a double boiler, beat sugar, 3 tablespoons water, egg whites, corn syrup, and cream of tartar with a mixer at low speed until combined, about 1 minute. Place over boiling water, and beat at high speed until thick and spreadable, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat; beat in vanilla.
Recipe by Taste of the South at