Seven Minute Frosting

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by DIryshe

This recipe is a fond favorite from my chilhood. I don't think that my mother ever used a different frosting on our birthday cakes. The recipe is from my mother's personal hand-made recipe book. The prep and cook times here, I have estimated.

Top Review by Darlene Summers

Donna, Your a woman after my own heart,I have kept my recipe for this frosting from my mom too,it is a great tasting kind of a crusty icing that is sweet and really good,it was put on all of us kids' birthday cakes as we were growing up,there were ten of us,so you can figure it out for yourself how often it was made at our house. :) Thanks for the memories,Darlene

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients except vanilla in upper part of a double boiler, beating constantly with an egg beater until frosting stands in peaks.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Beat until frosting will spread easily on a 2 layer 8 inch cake.

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