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Made with beaten egg whites, this frosting is similar to meringue, but is more stable and sturdy enough for piping. And, like meringue, it also takes well to browning with a small kitchen torch. Use immediately, as the frosting will harden quickly (have your piping bag ready).This recipe is from "Martha Stewart's Cupcakes."

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  • bakerqueen2
    12 APR, 2015
    The flavor is really great. I added vanilla bean with the vanilla extract. In between a meringue and almost like marshmallow, but very light and fluffy in texture. Still stiff enough for a tight star pipping and for the small round pipping tip for added details. It took significantly longer than 7 minutes but I don't see that as a negative.
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  • Ashley Kuntze
    12 JAN, 2015
    For the frosting is it powdered sugar or granulated?
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    • bakerqueen2
      12 APR, 2015
      Granulated sugar

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