Plain Frosting

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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  • White 1 egg.
  • 2 teaspoons cold water.
  • Âľ cup confectioners’ sugar.
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla or ½ tablespoon lemon juice.


    Beat white of egg until stiff; add water and sugar. Beat thoroughly, then add flavoring. Use more sugar if needed. Spread with a broad-bladed knife.