About this recipe:This is my mother's soft and fluffy frosting recipe. This makes enough to fill and ice a 2 layer cake. If you are using it for cupcakes - add colour at the end of cooking.
2 egg whites
300g caster sugar
80ml cold water
1 1/2 teaspoons golden syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:7min › Ready in:17min
Put egg whites, sugar, water and golden syrup in a heat-proof bowl and place on top of a pot of simmering boiling water (a double boiler). Beat until mixed well. Continue to beat constantly with electric beaters while it cooks for 7 minutes or until it will stand in peaks when beater is raised. Remove from heat. Add vanilla. Beat again to mix in.