Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Frosting for a two layer cake.

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      Here are simple and great recipe for anyone who needs to make frosting for a two layer cake.

      Ingredients
      2 egg whites (about 1/4 C.)
      1 1/2 C. sugar
      1/4 tsp. cream of tartar; or 1 Tbs. light corn syrup
      1/3 C. water
      1 tsp. vanilla extract

      Directions
      Combine egg whites, sugar, cream of tartar and water in the top of a double boiler. With an electric mixer beat on high speed 1 minute, then place over boiling water and beat on high speed 7 minutes. Remove top of double boiler from the heat; add vanilla. Then, beat 2 minutes longer on high speed.

      Yield: sufficient to frost 1 (2 layer) cake, 16 servings.

      Variations: Lemon flavored; Substitute 1 Tbs. of lemon juice for the vanilla extract and add 1/4 tsp. grated lemon peel during the last minute of beating.

      Fruits; add crushed fruits to the frosting or substitute fruit flavorings for the vanilla extract.

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Frosting for a two layer cake.