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This recipe makes enough to frost a two-layer cake. Its also luscious on peanut butter cookies or on chocolate cupcakes.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

25 mins
3-1/2 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place water, egg whites, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cream of tartar in the top of a double boiler or a water bath pan. Place over boiling water (bottom of upper pan should not touch water). Cook, beating with an electric mixer on high speed about 7 minutes or until frosting forms stiff peaks, scraping sides of pan occasionally. Remove from heat; add vanilla and coconut extract. Beat for 2 to 3 minutes more or until frosting is spreading consistency. Fold in 1/4 cup of the coconut. Sprinkle remaining coconut on frosted cake. Makes 3-1/2 cups.


Nutrition Facts

18 calories; carbohydrates 4g; sugars 4g; sodium 3mg; potassium 15mg.