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strawberry-icing recipe

Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 13:51:12 -0600
From: "Ross, Lynne" (Lynne.Ross@Den.Galileo.com)

Fresh Strawberry Icing

    2/3 c  Strawberries; sliced, fresh       2    Egg whites; unbeaten   1
1/2 c  Sugar       5 tb Strawberry puree     3/4 ts Light corn syrup     1/4
ts Lemon juice 

Press strawberries through a fine wire sieve
 Combine egg whites,   sugar, 5 tablespoons strawberry puree, corn syrup,
and lemon juice in   top of double boiler, beating with rotary egg beater
until thoroughly   mixed.
 Place over rapidly boiling water, beating constantly with   rotary egg
beater, and cook 6 to 7 minutes, or until frosting will  stand in peaks.
Remove from boiling water and beat until thick enough   to spread. Makes
enough frosting to cover tops and sides of two   8-inch layers.	

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