Sunday, 11 January 2009

Its all about the frosting....

This is delicious and because youre not using butter icing its a lot better for you too (ok im not saying healthy but you get what i mean!) lol
  • 200 g white sugar
  • 80 ml water
  • 0.8 g cream of tartar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 5 ml vanilla extract


  1. In a saucepan, stir together the sugar, water and cream of tartar. Cook over medium-high heat until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is bubbly.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whip the egg whites and vanilla to soft peaks. Gradually add the sugar mixture while whipping constantly until stiff peaks form, about 7 to 10 minutes. Frost the cake of your choice.

Dont skimp on the whisking or the boiling - it is well worth it and well worth waiting just that little bit longer! :) These are now ready for my aunts birthday tea along with the marshmallow mermaid pie :D


  1. oh my goodness i am wanting to lick the screen !!! reading this and dieting isnt a good mix LOL they look delicious hope the birthday tea goes well
    Lesley x

  2. That's my frosting of choice too! Its nice with maple syrup!

  3. They look delicious. Must give them a go sometime! x

  4. That looks so very delicious and so did the pie, did your aunt like it ??? Congratulations with your aunt !!!!


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