American Frosting Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Caster sugar375 Gram (12 ounce)
 Egg whites2
 Cream of tartar1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cold water5 Tablespoon
 Vanilla essence1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 786 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.05 g0.08%

Saturated Fat 0 g0%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 50.2 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 188 g62.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0%

Sugars 188 g

Protein 3 g6.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.3% Iron 0.27%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Put the sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar and water into a bowl and set over a pan of simmering water.
Beat until stiff peaks form, which will take anything from 4 to 8 minutes.
Remove from the heat, add the vanilla and beat until the frosting is a good spreading consistency.