Royal Icing

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 30.0
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g

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A simple white icing for decorating cookies and cakes. Colors well. A simple white icing for decorating cookies and cakes. Colors well.
Number of Servings: 48


    2 large egg whites

    2 tsp fresh lemon juice

    3 cups powdered or icing sugar, sifted


1. With an electric mixer, beat the egg whites with the lemon juice.

2. Add the sifted powdered sugar and beat on low speed until combined and smooth.

3. Add a few drops of food coloring (if desired) and beat to blend.

Note: Icing needs to be used immediately or transferred to an airtight container as royal icing hardens when exposed to air. Cover with plastic wrap when not in use.

Makes about 3 cups
Serving size: 1 tablespoon

Number of Servings: 48

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HELGMELIA.

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