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Grandpa Pencil's Recipe

Boiled Icing


Boiled Icing


  • 40 ml Water
  • 200 ml White Sugar
  • 1 Egg White
  • Vanilla Essence to taste
  • Food Colouring if required


 You will need
A saucepan, a mixing bowl, a beater, a wooden spoon and a spatula


  • Place water and sugar in a saucepan and boil for five minutes without stirring
  • Beat egg white to a stiff froth in a bowl
  • Pour on boiling syrup gradually and beat until thick
  • Add vanilla and, if required, food colouring
  • Pour over the cake
  • Work with a wetted spatula




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