Yo's 7-Minute Frosting

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  • Time it takes: 7 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: Beginner
  • Occasions: Birthday, Everyday, Wedding, Graduation, Holidays

The gloriously fluffy topping is the perfect addition to any dessert. Seriously, I try and incorporate this stuff into every recipe I can. It is so simple to make, and it only takes 7 minutes. What more could you want?

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  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 1 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
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  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, whisk together 1/4 cup of water, sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar and salt. 

  • Set bowl over a pot of simmering water whisk the mixture until it is very warm. Remove bowl from the pot. 

  • Beat until frosting is stiff and cooled, about 5-7 minutes. Beat in vanilla.

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