Never-Fail Icing (Seven Minute)
- Yield: servings
- 1cup granulated sugar
- 1/2teaspoon cream of tartar
- 3tablespoons water
- 2-- unbeaten egg whites
- 1teaspoon vanilla
- Put all ingredients except vanilla in top of double boiler under which water is already boiling. Beat until is stands in peaks. Stir in vanilla.
- For fruit icings (such as orange, pineapple, etc.), use 3 tablespoons of the juice in place of water and 3 tablespoons grated or chopped fruit in place of vanilla.
Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Charleston’s Charleston Receipts Album; An Organizer for your Collected Recipes (Charleston, South Carolina 2007).