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Royal Icing Recipe

This royal icing recipe is super easy to make and turns out perfectly every time!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, decorate
Servings: 40 oz
Calories: 89kcal

Equipment

  • kitchen mixer

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 6 Tbsp. meringue powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract use clear vanilla if you want white icing
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon extract
  • 2 lb. powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Mix the water and meringue powder in your mixer until it is incorporated and slightly foamy.
  • Add the extracts and mix.
  • Add the whole bag of powdered sugar and mix on low until it is all incorporated, then switch to high speed for a few minutes until it becomes fairly stiff.

Nutrition

Serving: 1oz | Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 22g | Iron: 1mg