Simple Royal Icing

Connie Ottman

By
@cottman

Fumbling around, working on a more reliable icing for the sugar cookies I make every holiday... Came up with this one that dried to a white, hard, shiny gloss. Of course, we use food coloring too! Few ingredients and so very easy. Enjoy!


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Serves:

2 1/2 cups

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2
egg whites, room temperature
1 lb
(5 1/2 cups) confectioners' sugar
2 1/2-3 Tbsp
water
various food coloring as desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat the egg whites at medium speed until foamy.
2
Add confectioners' sugar, a little at a time, beating between additions, until sugar is completely incorporated.
3
Add water and beat at high speed about 5 minutes.
Icing should hold it's shape. Add little more water if necessary.
4
Use icing at once. Divide and add food coloring as desired.
5
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids