Seven-Minute Frosting

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by SharleneW

Basic white frosting good with a variety of cakes. Good when you don't want all the fat of a buttercream frosting.

Top Review by najwa

This is an excellent frosting! Great on chocolate cake .. You have to be careful not to let the water touch the bottom of the bowl or the frosting will be gritty .. thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In top of double boiler, combine the egg whites, sugar and water and beat slowly with an electric mixer until well blended.
  2. Over boiling water, beat the mixture briskly till stiff peaks form, about 7 minutes.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and beat in the vanilla.
  4. Continue beating until the frosting is thick and smooth.
  5. Use immediately.

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