Seven Minute Frosting II

This classic frosting is beaten for seven minutes in a double boiler. Due to its marshmallow-like consistency, be sure your cake is completely cooled before you frost it.

Seven Minute Frosting II


  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1 In the top of a double boiler, combine the sugar, egg whites, corn syrup, water and vanilla. Place over boiling water and beat with an electric mixer on high speed for 7 minutes, or until frosting forms peaks when beaters are raised. Remove from heat. Use immediately to frost a cooled cake.


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