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       Title: Seven Minute Frosting (Master Recipe)
  Categories: Toppings, Cakes
    Servings:  2
 
       2    Egg whites
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
     1/8 ts Salt
     1/3 c  Cold water
       1 tb Light corn syrup
       1 ts Vanilla
 
   Place egg whites, sugar, salt, water, and corn syrup in top of double
   boiler. Place over boiling water and beat constantly with a large double
   rotary beater or elecric mixer at high speed until frosting will stand in
   peaks, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat; beat in vanilla. Quickly spread
   on cake.  Makes enough frosting for top and sides of 2 9 inch layer cakes
   or 2 dozen cupcakes.
 
   Seven-Minute Frosting Variations
 
   Chocolate Frosting: Stir into beaten frosting 2 ounces (2 squares) melted
   chocolate.
 
   Coconut Fr osting: Sprinkle Plain, tinted, or toasted coconut over frosting
   while still soft.
 
   Coffee Frosting: In master recipe, omit vanilla. Substitute coffee for
   water.
 
   Colored Frosting: Tint frosting as desired with food coloring. Flavor as
   desired.
 
   Fruit Frosting: Prepare master recipe. Fold in 1/2 cup chopped candied
   cherries, chopped candied pineapple,  or other candied fruit into beaten
   frosting.
 
   Lemon Frosting: In master recipe, substitute 2 Tablespoons lemon juice and
   grated rind of 1 lemon for 2 tablespoons water, corn syrup and vanilla.
 
   Orange Frosting: In master recipe substitute 3 tablespoons orange juice snd
   grated rind of 1 orange for 3 tablespoons water, corn syrup, and vanilla.
 
   Marshmallow Frosting: Follow master recipeand fold in 1 dozen quarted
   marshmallows with flavoring.
 
   Peppermint Candy Frosting: Prepare master recipe. Fold 1/4 cup crushed hard
   peppermint candy into beaten frosting. Gsrnish sides of cake with
   additional 1/4 cup crushed hard peppermint candy.
 
   Seafoam Frosting: Omit corn syrup in master recipe. Substitute 1-1/2 cups
   brown sugar for granulated sugar.
 
   Recipe from: Mary Margaret McBride Encyclopedia of Cooking, Published by
   Homemakers Research Institute Evanston, Illinois Copyright 1959.
 
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