Icing (it is called gileppo in local dialect) is a mixture used to cover some sweets: scarcelle , tarallucci…


  • 500 gr of sugar
  • water
  • 2 egg whites
  • lemon


Put the sugar in a pot and cover it with water.

Let it cooking over a low heat going on turning it.

When it boils, take some liquid with a wood table spoon and put it on a plate: if the liquid doesn’t pour, icing is ready.

Apart whisk until stift the egg whites and add it little by little to the mixture going on turning.

Sprinkle a lemon in order to obtain some reflexes.

Take away from the heat and put the icing in a salad pot going on turning till it tidies up.


It can b e prepared even adding egg whites and lemon.

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