2 egg whites
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
2 cups of sifted confectioners' sugar
food coloring (optional)
Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites with
cream of tartar until still. Gradually beat in one
cup of the confectioners' sugar.Beat 10 minutes.
Beat in second cup of sugar; beat 10 minutes
more. Druing the last few minutes of beating, add
food coloring for dseired color. While using or
storing frosting cement, press transparent plastic
wrap directly on top of frosting in mixing bowl
to prevent drying; lift wrap just long enough to
remove "cement" for each application.