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2 piping bags filled with white and yellow royal icing, with a flower nail and a pipe yellow flower in between

Royal Icing Recipe 2 (with meringue powder)

Royal icing is a wonderful icing to work with, especially in warm weather. It sets so well, making this my most preferred choice for piping flowers for cake decorating.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Royal Icing
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 500 g
Author: Priya Maha

Ingredients

  • 500 g icing sugar sifted
  • 2 ½ tbsp meringue powder
  • 5 tbsp warm water
  • A few drops of rose essence optional
  • A few drops of vanilla essence optional

Instructions

  • Sift the icing sugar. Add meringue powder and mix well.
  • Add water into the icing sugar and meringue powder mix. Beat the mixture until it becomes fluffy and stiff peaks form.
  • Use the icing immediately, otherwise, cover it with a damp cloth to prevent crusting. Color the icing as you wish.

Nutrition

Calories: 4kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Iron: 1mg