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When I make boiled icing, it looks really good. However, it is gritty like the sugar isn’t dissolved. My recipe calls for brown sugar, egg white, cold water, vanilla and salt. Would a bit of corn syrup help?

Kimberly - from Saint John, New Brunswick

The important part of making Boiled Icing is to make sure that your sugar is completely dissolved before you start adding additional ingredients. If you have completely dissolved the sugar and the icing still turns out gritty, corn syrup may help. Check out our Seven Minute Boiled Icing, which includes corn syrup.


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