How to make it

  • Start mixing the egg whites until slightly foaming.
  • Add cream of tartar. Mix until well blended, but not foaming too much.
  • Add sifted confectioner’s sugar until the consistency of thick Elmer’s glue.
  • Separate if coloring. Use immediately or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  • Upon cooling icing will thin. Add confectioner’s sugar to thicken for piping.
  • This icing should fold over itself in thin ribbons without immediately dissolving back into the icing in the bowl.

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    " It was good "
    cakelady ate it and said...
    This is a nice royal icing recipe. If you beat royal icing for 7 minutes, it gives it a shine too :).
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  • zhiannablu 14 years ago
    nice and simple. we should have a group called that, something like "5 ingrediets" recipes only, lol, or keep it simple and homemade!
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