Boiled Frosting

Boiled Frosting


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white syrup
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Combine sugar, water and corn syrup in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved and mixture begins to boil.
  • Boil without stirring until 242° or mixture will spin a thread.
  • Just before syrup reaches temp, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  • Pour syrup in thin stream over egg whites while beating at high speed.
  • Continue beating until mixture stands in stiff, glossy peaks.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Cool slightly, spread on sides and top of cake.

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