Royal Icing

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Recipe for making Royal Icing. Royal icing dries to a hard, glossy finish, making it especially appropriate cookie decorating or for making special adornments for cakes.


  • 3 tablespoons meringue or egg white powder
  • 4 cups confectioner\'s sugar
  • 6 tablespoons warm water


  1. Makes About 3 Cups
  2. With an electric mixer at medium speed, beat the meringue powder with the confectioner\'s sugar and water until still peaks are formed. This will take about 8 - 12 minutes depending on the speed of your mixer.