Prep 0 mins
Cook 7 mins
My husband's favorite icing for his birthday cake. It is a family recipe
- 2 egg whites, unbeaten
- 1 1⁄2 cups brown sugar
- 5 tablespoons ice water
- 1⁄8 teaspoon salt
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons dark corn syrup
- 1⁄8 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Put first six ingredients in top of double boiler and place over boiling water.
- Beat on low speed until ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Cook on medium heat. Cook beating constantly on high speed until icing stands by itself.(about 5 min.) Remove from heat. Add 1 teas. vanilla. Beat for 1 more minute.