Seven-Minute Frosting

Lemon Lime Cupcakes with Toasted Seven-Minute Frosting 150 Image by: Lemon Lime Cupcakes with Toasted Seven-Minute Frosting 150 Author: Canadian Living

With a satiny white finish, this fluffy frosting is also dairy free. Or try Cupcakes with Toasted Seven-Minute Frosting (variation below).

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2009

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Method

In heatproof bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup (50 mL) water, sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar and salt.

Set bowl over saucepan of simmering water; beat constantly until mixture holds stiff peaks, 5 to 7 minutes.

Remove from saucepan. Beat until frosting is cooled, about 2 minutes. Beat in vanilla.

Nutritional facts Per cupcake: about

  • Sodium 9 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 46.0
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Potassium 18 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g
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