Royal Icing

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1½ Cups

    • Difficulty


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Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free

Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free

By Karen Morgan

Published 2010

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  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • 3 tablespoons meringue powder (see Tip)


In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the sugar, meringue powder, and water together on medium speed until smooth and slightly fluffy, about 3 minutes. For a fluffier icing, beat longer. For a thinner icing, add more water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until you have your desired consiste