Royal Icing Recipe

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Learn how to make homemade royal icing to decorate your favorite sugar cookies during the holidays!


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How to Make Royal Icing Recipe


  1. Gather supplies.
  2. Sift 4 cups of powdered sugar.
  3. Separate whites and yolks from 4 eggs.
  4. Pour egg whites into mixing bowl and add extract
  5. Mix on medium for a few minutes until egg whites are frothy.
  6. On medium speed, mix half the powdered sugar.
  7. Scrape down edges.
  8. Add the remaining powdered sugar and mix.
  9. Mix on high for approximately 7 minutes.
  10. When properly mixed, it should form peaks.
  11. Cover while not using.
  12. Use gel tints for coloring.

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About Royal Icing Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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