Fluffy meringue icing

    Fluffy meringue icing


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    About this recipe: This light and gorgeous icing is perfect for a lighter cake, when you don't want all the richness of a butter-based icing.

    Serves: 12 

    • 2 egg whites
    • 175g caster sugar
    • 5 tablespoons golden syrup
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Combine the egg whites, sugar, golden syrup, water, cream of tartar and salt in the top of a double boiler over water that is at a hard boil. Start beating right away with a beater until the mixture stands in stiff peaks. Remove from heat and add vanilla or your favourite flavouring and keep beating until it is thick enough to spread easily.

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    great recipe, easy, the longer you beat it the stiffer it gets. Very sweet, I was thinking you could probably add lemon juice so it would not be quite so sweet. - 29 Mar 2013

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