Seven-Minute Frosting for Mini White Cakes
This classic snowy frosting is simply a meringue. Use it to top our Mini White Cakes.
- Yield: Makes about 4 cups
Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter 2010
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
- 6 large egg whites
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Combine sugar, corn syrup, egg whites, and the water in heatproof mixer bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture registers 160 degrees on an instant-read thermometer, about 2 minutes. Attach bowl to mixer stand; whisk mixture on high until glossy and voluminous, 7 minutes. Whisk in vanilla. Use immediately.