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    recipe title: Seven Minute Frosting (Master Recipe)
    category: Toppings
    keywords: 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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