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House Glue

This recipe is used to create our Peppermint House.

  • Yield: Makes 2 1/2 cups
House Glue

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 pound confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping-quality pasteurized egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon water if needed

Directions

  1. Beat sugar, whites, and cream of tartar with a mixer on low speed until combined, about 3 minutes. Increase speed to high, and beat until thick and glossy, 7 to 10 minutes. Use immediately, or cover and let stand until ready to use, up to 2 days. If glue thickens, mix in the water to loosen.

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