Butterscotch Nut Frosting

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped nut meats

Instructions

  1. Put sugar and water in saucepan over low heat and stir until sugar dissolved. Boil until syrup spins a thread (238 degrees F).
  2. Pour over egg white, beaten with cream of tartar, beating constantly until icing stands in peaks.
  3. Add salt and vanilla extract.
  4. Fold in chopped nuts.