Boiled Icing No. 2

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • cup water
  • 1 teaspoon flavoring
  • 1 egg white (large)
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar


Beat white of egg until frothy, add the cream of tartar and beat until stiff and dry. Make syrup of sugar and water. When it has reached the honey stage, or drops heavily from spoon, add 5 tablespoons slowly to egg, beating in well. Then cook the "remainder of the syrup until it threads and pour over the egg, beating thoroughly. Add flavoring and beat until cool enough to spread.