Recipe courtesy of Patti Page

Royal Icing

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: icing for 30 to 45 cookies
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min


1 pound confectioners' sugar

3 large egg whites*

1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Place the confectioners' sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add the eggs whites and lemon juice and beat at medium speed until the sugar and eggs are completely mixed and the icing is thick and white. 
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1 Review

Jan Hudgins

So easy, and easy to manipulate. Thanks, Ina.

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