Icings and Cake Decoration: Basic Recipe

Glace Icing

Preparation info

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Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 4 oz. icing sugar
  • 1 tablesp. warm water
  • flavouring
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If the sugar is lumpy, break up the lumps by rolling the sugar with a rolling-pin before sieving. Sieve the icing sugar and put into a small bowl over hot water. Add the 1 tablesp. warm water gradually. Stir until all the sugar is dissolved and the icing is smooth and warm. Do not allow to get too h