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       Title: Boiled White Icing
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       2 c  Sugar
       1 c  Water
       2 tb Light corn syrup
       2    Egg whites
     1/8 ts Salt
     1/8 ts Cream of tartar
       1 ts Vanilla
  
   ix sugar, water and syrup and cook, stirring often, until
   sugar is dissolved.  Boil until syrup reaches soft ball
   stage, 234~, on a candy thermometer. Beat eggs with salt
   until frothy. Add 1/3 of boiling syrup to the egg whites in
   a thin stream, beating constantly. Then return syrup to
   heat and cook a little more. Add second third of boiling
   syrup in the same manner.
   Place remainder of syrup on heat to reach crack stage,
   about 290~; add to egg whites. Add cream of tartar and
   vanilla. Whip until creamy. If icing gets too hard and
   stiff, add a few drops of water at a time until it is right
   consistency for smooth spreading. Ice the top and sides of
   a chocolate cake or 1, 2, 3, 4 Cake.
   From.  Fiesta, Favorite Recipes of South Texas.
  
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