This recipe is a vintage Imperial Sugar Recipe from the 1950’s. Brown Sugar Frosting (also called 7-minute frosting) is a quick and tasty icing. This “caramel” frosting is perfect for apple or spice cakes.

Brown Sugar Frosting

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 2 unbeaten egg whites

 

PREPARATION

  1. Add all ingredients in a double boiler, make sure that the water does not touch the top part of the double boiler.
  2. Beat with an electric mixer for 7 minutes while on the double boiler
  3. Remove from boiling water
  4. Add 1 tsp vanilla
  5. Continue beating until the mixture stands up in stiff peaks when the beater is lifted.

Allow the frosting to cool and use as desired.

TIP: 

This Brown Sugar Frosting recipe makes enough to frost an 8 or 9-inch two-layer cake

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