Basic Seven Minute Frosting And/Or Peanut Butter Frosting

READY IN: 7mins
Recipe by Ceezie

This is from Cat Cora to go with her Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes - you can easily make this into Peanut Butter Frosting - see the note at the bottom

Top Review by Valley 32

This hit the spot on my husbands Birthday cake. I was looking for a nice frosting to use on his cake to make the sail-boat cake that I was making look like a wooden boat. This did it. It was a hit he loved it and I will be useing it more thats for sure. Thanks Ceezie for posting this it was awsome.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In the top bowl of a double boiler off the heat, combine all the ingredients except the vanilla. Beat the mixture for about 1 minute to mix thoroughly. Rest the bowl over simmering water over medium heat and whisk constantly for 7 minutes, or until frosting shows stiff peaks and has tripled in volume. Lift the pan off the water and whisk vigorously until frosting has cooled and is thick and glossy.
  2. NOTE:: Add ½ cup of smooth peanut butter to the finished frosting. This stays at its fluffiest if you first whisk together the peanut butter and about a cup of frosting. Then fold in the rest of the frosting gently with a rubber spatula.

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