Royal icing

Smooth, sweet and glossy, here is a recipe for royal icing that you can use on your cakes, cupcakes and desserts.
0.75 Cup



1.Sift the icing sugar through a very fine sieve. Lightly beat egg white in a small bowl with a wooden spoon; add icing sugar, a heaped tablespoon at a time, beating well after each addition.
2.When icing reaches the desired consistency, add juice; beat well. Cover surface of icing tightly with plastic wrap while not using to prevent crust developing. Icing will harden considerably on standing. For a slightly softer icing, add a few drops of glycerine to the icing.

Makes enough for 22cm round cake.


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