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Angel Icing Recipe

Angel Icing

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"A cooked meringue style icing."

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Original recipe makes 3 cups Change Servings


  1. Combine the egg whites, sugar, corn syrup, water, cream of tartar, and salt in the top of a double boiler over water that is at a hard boil. Start beating right away with a beater until the mixture stands in stiff peaks. Remove from heat and add vanilla or your favorite flavoring and keep beating until it is thick enough to spread easily.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 31, 2008

This is the most incredible frosing I have ever tasted! I am a huge fan of merangue, so this is a real hit. My whole family LOVED it. My 16 year old brother who doesn't cook, wanted me to show him how to make it so he can whip up a batch in case I'm not around. :)Whoever came up with this is brilliant!!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 27, 2004

This icing tasted pretty good - warning! Spread the icing as soon as you make it, because it really firmsup. Any attempt to soften it will ruin it. It only took 3 seconds of heat to turn the whoe batch into liquid.

Dec 05, 2003

Very good frosting for angel food cake.

May 01, 2009

This recipe is quick, tasty, and fat free. At high altitudes a double boiler is not necessary, just don't over cook it or it will harden/dry out faster, keep it covered until ready to use. Any flavoring can be used in place of vanilla, and juice can be used instead of the water for an orange or lemon frosting, using zest in place of the vanilla, also you can stored this frosting in the fridge for at least a week in an air tight container. Enjoy!

Jan 18, 2011

This frosting came out more like marshmallow fluff than anything else. It was tasty, but oh-so-sticky! It was difficult to wrap the cake afterwards.

Jan 25, 2003

It was GREAT my friends and I loved it. It was FAST and EASY and it was GREAT. Thenks for the great recipe!!!!!

Jan 28, 2011

I love this kind of frosting, A much easier way to do this is to mix 2 egg whites and half of a small can of lyles gold syrop(or something similar.) until fluffy :) doesnt need cream of tartar or anything .

May 10, 2011

Good fluffy white frosting. This better known as"7-Minute" frosting as you usually beat if for 7 minutes. This does not keep so you should eat it within a day.


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  • Calories
  • 76 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 58 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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