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Fluffy Frosting

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 to 10 minutes
Yield: 4 cups, frosts 1 (9-inch) 2-layer cake


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Beat egg whites and salt in a large bowl with mixer at high speed until soft peaks form.
  2. Combine corn syrup and sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a full boil. Remove from heat.
  3. Pour hot syrup into egg whites in a fine, steady stream while beating constantly. Beat in vanilla. Continue beating until mixture holds stiff peaks.
  4. Use frosting immediately.
  5. COCONUT FROSTING: Prepare Fluffy Frosting as above. Fold in 1 cup flaked coconut.