Fluffy Maple Frosting

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by myrnabarager

This frosting is a great accent for the Welch's Easy Anniversary Spice Cake (Welch's recommendation).

Top Review by Jessica T

I think I may have fouled this one up, as it did not seem to want to form "fluffy peaks," for at least 14 minutes. I also found it a little sweet but lacking a strong maple flavor; the end result was a tad gritty from the sugar, but very fluffy. I might try this again, but will probably look for something different.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Choose a large stainless steel or heatproof glass bowl that will fit over, not in, a medium-size saucepan. Fill the pan with about one-inch water and bring to a simmer.
  2. In the bowl, off the heat, combine the maple syrup, sugar, egg whites, and salt. Place over the simmering water and beat with a handheld electric mixer until the frosting is fluffy and stands in stiff peaks, about 6 minutes.
  3. Remove the bowl from the water and beat for about one minute longer. Beat in the vanilla. Use immediately to frost cooled cake layers.

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