Lady Baltimore Frosting

Lady Baltimore Frosting

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"A creamy meringue frosting. Use sherry instead of vanilla for an interesting change of pace."
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Ingredients

servings 115 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 115 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 32 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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Directions

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  1. In medium saucepan, measure in sugar, water, corn syrup, and salt over medium heat. Stir to dissolve. Cook to soft ball stage, 240 degrees F (115 degrees C), without stirring. It should fall from spoon in a thin thread.
  2. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff peaks form; do this shortly before syrup has reached the soft ball stage. When ready, pour syrup in a thin stream over stiff egg whites, being careful to beat continuously the whole time. Add vanilla and beat until the right spreading consistency is achieved.

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Most helpful positive review

I've always thought that cooked icings were more work than they're worth but this one was so easy to make I plan to use it on all my angel food cakes from now on. Replace the vanilla with flavo...

Most helpful critical review

It was OK, there's other frosting recipes I prefer. Thanks.

I've always thought that cooked icings were more work than they're worth but this one was so easy to make I plan to use it on all my angel food cakes from now on. Replace the vanilla with flavo...

It should be noted that this recipe is for a specific cake...the Lady Baltimore Cake...which is a very light cake. It isn't necessarily for the typical cake or cupcakes.

This is a great merinque frosting. Very fluffy and light. I let the egg whites come to room temp before I whipped them, and after adding the syrup, I beat them for about 10 minutes. Awesome!

This was a fabulous frosting. Very easy to do and made quite a bit of frosting.

This is a very easy to make frosting. I made it for my 8-year old sonĀ“s birthday and he and his friends loved it. I recommend this recipe.

It was OK, there's other frosting recipes I prefer. Thanks.

My daughter's favorite cake is angel food with "sticky frosting" like her grandmother and aunt has always made. I have tried many, many recipes but for one reason or another they never quite mad...

OMG, This is reeally GOOD! I made a Angle Food cake and I was looking for a Seven Minute Frosting,and I came upon this recipe,read the reviews,thought I would try it. It does make lot,to good to...

I have no candy-making experience (soft-ball stage? What's that?), but found this recipe very easy. It was so simple, yet turned out better than other cooked-frostings I've tried.