Saturday, 5 December 2009

The most divine cupcake frosting EVER!!

ok this has got to be my favourite frosting for cupcakes - its so light and fluffy yet marshmallowy at the same time - yum!! I posted this once before about a year ago and im coping out by posting it again -ive come down with the bug the boys had! Hopefully its a 24hr one here too and will be gone quickly but i thought it best not to actually bake anything while im icky! LOL

Best Frosting Ever!

Ingredients:
200g sugar
80ml water
0.8g cream of tartar
2 egg whites
5ml vanilla extract

Method:

1. In a saucepan, stir together the sugar, water and cream of tartar.

2. Cook over medium-high heat until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is bubbly.

3. In a medium mixing bowl, whip the egg whites and vanilla to soft peaks.4. Gradually add the sugar mixture while whipping constantly until stiff peaks form, about 7 to 10 minutes.

5. Frost the cake of your choice.Dont skimp on any of the boiling or mixing - its well worth it for peaks that stay perfect :)

Will be back tomorow with another recipe and some elf antics :)

11 comments:

  1. I'm certainly filling my CK recipe file with your recipes.
    Hope you feel better soon.
    ((hugs))
    Beki xxx

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  2. GET WELL SOON!!!!!

    that recipe looks YUMMY!! will have to give that ago!!

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  3. Oh my word Debbie, I'm salivating here!!!

    Hope you feel better VERY soon.

    Rosie
    xx

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  4. Ooo, this looks and sounds yum, hope you are feelin' better soon x

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  5. wow, what a fantastic idea, can't wait to try it out!
    Caramel shortbread too, my favourite, although I don't make it because I end up eating the lot!

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  6. That frosting looks delicious! I've been looking for a recipe that makes lovely light frosting and this looks just the ticket :) Thanks xxx

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  7. They look gorgeous!
    hope you are feeling better x

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  8. I want to make this but I'm not sure what grams convert to.... what is 200g in either ml or imperial?

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  9. I really do need to try out this one...wonder what it would be like with chocolate addition?


    Not sure if this is too late Carennedy, but 25g=1 oz so 200g would be 8oz

    Happy baking!
    Yvie

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