Never Fail Frosting

Never Fail Frosting

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving:

Never Fail Frosting is vanilla flavored and very versatile.  Sprinkle with coconut if desired.


  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (14 ounce) package flaked coconut


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients with 7 tablespoons water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over moderate heat. Pour syrup slowly into egg whites in mixer bowl, beating constantly at high speed.
  2. Reduce speed; add vanilla and continue beating until of spreading consistency. Sprinkle frosted cake with coconut.

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