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Basic Boiled Frosting

Basic Boiled Frosting
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 2

Fluffy and glossy, this basic boiled frosting is a favorite classic. ...MORE+ LESS-

Cheeky Kitchen Cheeky Kitchen
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

3
pasteurized egg whites
1/4
teaspoon (pinch) salt
1 3/4
cups sugar
3/4
cup water
1/4
teaspoon cream of tartar
1
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

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  • 1
    In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat egg whites and salt together until glossy, with soft peaks.
  • 2
    In a large saucepan, whisk together sugar, water and cream of tartar. Bring to a boil, stirring until the mixture reaches firm ball stage (245ºF). Turn stand mixer to medium-high. Slowly pour hot syrup into the egg white mixture. Beat until cool and frosting becomes fluffy.

Expert Tips

  • Use a candy thermometer to ensure proper cooking temperatures, since this recipe can be rather finicky.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
1460
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
770mg
32%
Potassium
300mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
352g
117%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
351g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
23 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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