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Grandma's Homestead Magic Frosting

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1cup white sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
5 Tablespoons cold water
3 egg whites
1 teaspoon real vanilla


1) Mix in saucepan white sugar, salt, cream of tartar, and water. Stir.

2) Bring to a full rolling boil over moderate heat.

3) Place 3 egg whites in a deep mixing bowl. Do not beat egg whites until above mixture is boiling.

4) Beat egg whites until they hold a soft peak, then pour hot syrup on a fine stream, beating constantly.

5) Reduce speed to medium and add vanilla.

6) Beat until frosting is spreading consistency.

Makes enough for 2 layers.