Now it's time to make the fabulous frosting! Some say...cake is just the delivery vehicle for the star of the show - the frosting! Our Vanilla Cake frosting recipe guarantees to deliver a rich, sweet and foolproof result! Containing just five ingredients and taking only 15 minuets of effort! You can use this frosting to compliment and transform any cake into a special occasion cake!
In a small saucepan combine sugar, corn syrup and water.
Bring to a boil over medium heat and continue to cook until the mixture reaches 240 degrees F on a candy thermometer or when a teaspoonful of the mixture dropped into ice water forms a soft ball that holds its shape when cool.
Whip the egg whites, cream of tartar and vanilla extract to soft peaks in a large bowl.
With the mixer on medium high speed, slowly begin to pour the sugar syrup down the side of the egg white bowl in a thin continuous stream.
Continue to whip the frosting until it forms stiff peaks.
Frost your cake immediately with this frosting while it is still slightly warm as it is easier to spread smoothly than if allowed to cool completely.
We recommend using aluminum cake pans for gentle even heating with much less chance of over baking.