Homemade 7 Minute Frosting

Based on 5 ratings

Vanessa Pass

Editorial Assistant at Kitchen Stories

“The 7 minute frosting gets its name from the time it takes to beat the ingredients. It‘s best used straight away and shouldn’t be refrigerated.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
egg whites
250 g sugar
65 ml water
½ tsp cream of tartar
¼ tsp salt
1½ tsp vanilla extract
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • pot

Nutrition per serving

Cal
1073
Protein
8 g
Fat
0 g
Carb
254 g
  • Step 1/3

    • egg whites
    • 250 g sugar
    • 65 ml water
    • ½ tsp cream of tartar
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Add egg whites, sugar, water, cream of tartar, and salt to a bowl and beat with a hand mixer for approx. 30 sec.

  • Step 2/3

    • pot

    Set the bowl over a pot of simmering water, making sure that the water doesn’t touch the bowl. Beat on high for approx. 5 min., until glossy and fluffy.

  • Step 3/3

    • 1½ tsp vanilla extract

    Remove bowl from heat, add vanilla extract, and beat for approx. 2 min. more. Let the frosting cool to room temperature and use for cakes, cupcakes, and more! Enjoy!