Party Frosting

A coffee meringue frosting good with chocolate cakes.

Original recipe makes 3 cups


1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
3 egg whites
1/4 cup strong brewed coffee
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In bottom of large double boiler bring water to boil, then reduce to simmer. In top combine brown sugar, egg whites, coffee, and cream of tartar. Beat with mixer 5 to 7 minutes, or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat. Add vanilla, and beat additional 3 minutes.


Calories: 83 kcal
Carbohydrates: 20.4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 0 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 0.7 g
Sodium: 16 mg