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rum-frosting recipe

Date:    Thu, 11 Aug 94 16:47:04 EDT
 Fluffy Rum Frosting
 1 c. + 2 Tb. dark corn syrup
 3 egg whites
 dash salt
 1 Tb. dark rum
 In saucepan,cook syrup to 240 degrees on candy thermometer or until a little
 bit of the mixture, dropped in cold water, forms a soft ball. Meanwhile beat
 egg yolks until frothy, add salt, and beat until stiff but not dry. Now
 gradually add syrup while beating. When all the syrup has been added, add
 the rum. Continue beating until mixture hands in peaks when the beater is
 raised. Frosts sides & top of a 9" two layer cake.
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