Royal Icing

Royal Icing

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Courtney Bailey

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There are lots of great recipes out there for royal icing. This one is my favorite and one that I have tweaked a lot to make it just what I wanted. I hope you have as much success with this recipe as I have. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24-30
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

How to Make Royal Icing

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the separated egg whites and 2 tsp lemon juice.
  2. Slowly mix with a wire whisk.
  3. Add the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time until you reach the desired consistency.
  4. Mix on medium speed until well blended.
  5. To add coloring, I recommend using only gel food colors as they add brilliant color without thinning your frosting.

    For piping, I add all four cups of sugar and blend until stiff glossy peaks form that do not disappear into the bowl after 3-second count. If using for "flooding" or filling I only add 3 cups.
  6. If you have thickened the frosting too much add the milk a small amount at a time until you achieve the consistency you're looking for.

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About Royal Icing

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American



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