White Mountain Icing

White Mountain Icing


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A light, fluffy icing that can be easily flavoured with your favourite essence or colours to theme the cake to your party.


Serves: 20 

  • 3 cups (600g) white sugar
  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Combine sugar, water, and cream of tartar in a saucepan. Cook until sugar thermometer reaches 115 degrees C, or until syrup spins a long thread when dripped from a spoon.
  2. Beat egg whites until stiff. Pour a thin, slow stream of the syrup into egg whites, beating constantly until icing stands in peaks. Stir in salt and vanilla to taste.

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