Royal Icing

Royal Icing
Mary Ellen Bartley
Makes 1 cup, enough to frost about 36 cookies
preparation
5
minutes
cooking
5
minutes

Ingredients

2
cups
confectioners' sugar
1
large egg white, or equivalent amount of dried egg whites
1/2
teaspoon
lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, egg white, and lemon juice. With a wooden spoon, mix the ingredients together until the icing is thickened and smooth, about 2 minutes. 
  2. The icing will keep up to 2 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Before using, beat it with a fork. Stir in very small amounts of water if it seems too thick.
November 2000

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 0 %
  • Calcium 0 mg
  • Carbohydrate 7 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Fat 0 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Protein 0 mg
  • Sat Fat 0 g
  • Sodium 2 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.