Lane Cake Frosting
Makes about 5 cups
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 6 egg whites
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring sugar and ¾ cup water to a boil over medium-high heat, and continue cooking until a candy thermometer registers 248º.
  2. Meanwhile, in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat egg whites at mediumhigh speed until stiff peaks form. With mixer running, pour hot sugar mixture into egg whites in a slow, steady stream, and continue beating for 10 minutes until mixture cools to room temperature and is a spreadable consistency. Use immediately.
Recipe by Paula Deen Magazine at