How to Decorate Cookies with Royal Icing
Servings: 3 dozen
Easy to follow instructions for decorating cookies with royal icing
- 1 lb confectioner's sugar also called powdered or icing sugar
- 5 tbsp meringue powder
- 1/ 2 cup cold water
- gel food colouring
Sift together confectioner's sugar and meringue powder. Be sure to sift or you will have lumps!
Using an electric mixer on medium speed beat together sugar, meringue powder and water for 7 minutes. Icing will be very thick
Thin to desired consistency by mixing very small amounts (1/4 tsp. at a time) to icing for outlining, covering and decorating cookies. see detailed instructions above.