5 egg whites
1/2 c sugar
1 T water
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
Combine and cook over simmering water to 160F.
Add pinch of salt. Whisk eggs with mixer on med-high to soft peaks. Beat in 2 tsp lemon juice and 5 cups powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time. Beat in 1 tsp vanilla and 1/4 tsp almond extract. Add water or sugar to reach desired consistency.