Seven-Minute Icing (1927)

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   Once again, the online WASHINGTON POST comes through.  It's better than the NEW YORK TIMES, and the CHICAGO TRIBUNE and LOS ANGELES TIMES will both be better still.  These tools are incredible.
   Seven-minute icing?  Not six minutes?  Not eight minutes?  Well, that's just what it's called.  Check the Google hits yourself, minute by minute.

  Display Ad 11 -- No Title; The Washington Post (1877-1954), Washington, D.C.; Feb 11, 1927; pg. 10, 1 pgs:
      _Seven Minute Icing_
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar or baking powder
1 egg
3 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Place all ingredients in top part of doible broiler, having water in lower part boiling.  Beat together until thick enough to spread.  Add vanilla.
_Precaution_--Have fine sugar or melt it in water before adding egg.
Crisco is used by Mrs. Lilla Pauline Cross in The Washington Post Cooking School

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