Originally published in Foodstuffs Hot Off the Griddle, May 1996.
- 2 egg whites
- 1/3 cup corn syrup
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 Tbsp water
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Combine all but vanilla in double-boiler.
- Cook over rapidly boiling water, beating with a hand mixer until mixture stands in peaks when mixer is drawn away.
- Remove from heat.
- Add vanilla and continue beating until thick enough to spread. Do not over-beat. Work quickly when spreading.