Royal Icing

Royal Icing for Christmas Cookies

This simple royal icing recipe is perfect for icing sugar cookies, ginger cookies or gingerbread houses.  Colour with your favourite shades of red and green for a festive alternative.


4 cups icing sugarRoyal Icing

2 tbsp meringue powder

1/2 tsp cream of tartar

1/2 cup water


Beat with a mixer on low until just mixed.

Turn up mixer to high.

Beat for 5-6 minutes or until mixture is very stiff.

Keep mixture covered when not in use to stop it from drying.

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