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Boiled Taffy Frosting Recipe

Image of Boiled Taffy Frosting Recipe


  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Original Molasses
  • 1/16 tsp. salt
  • 2 egg whites (beaten)
  • 1 tsp flavoring


  1. Thoroughly mix first four ingredients in a saucepan. Cook, without stirring, to firm-ball stage.
  2. Gradually beat hot syrup into egg whites until stiff but not dry. Continue beating until mixture stands in high peaks.
  3. Beat in flavoring. (If frosting hardens before spreading, beat in a few drops of hot water).
  4. Spread on tops and sides of two 9-inch layers or on tops of 2 dozen cupcakes.