broiled frosting

broiled frosting: [broil ed fraw-sting, fros-ting] noun

In books such as Joy of Cooking geared towards the home cook, this style frosting is described as a combination of brown sugar, cream, butter, nuts and/or coconut. Broiled frosting is spread on baked cakes or cookies and placed under a broiler to be finished off. In professional books such as The Bakers’ Manual by Joseph Amendola, he references a 7-Minute style frosting made with whipped egg whites, to which a 238ºF sugar syrup is added, whipped until fluffy.

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