Seafoam Frosting (Fluffy Brown Sugar Frosting)

Seafoam Frosting (Fluffy Brown Sugar Frosting)

Recipe for seafoam frosting, a boiled frosting made with egg whites and brown sugar.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Combine the brown sugar, water, and cream of tartar in a heavy saucepan; stir to blend. Attach a candy thermometer . Bring to a boil. Boil to 242 F on the candy thermometer (thread stage).
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  4. Step 4

    Slowly pour the syrup mixture into the egg whites in a thin stream while beating.
  5. Step 5

    Beat in the vanilla.
  6. Step 6

    Now you should have a generous amount that's enough to frost and fill a 2- or 3-layer cake.
  7. Step 7

    Serve your cake and enjoy!