Royal Icing

Glace Royale

Preparation info

  • Makes Enough to Decorate One

    8- or 9 Inch

    • Difficulty


Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

A ROYAL ICING is a quickly made sugar icing that can be used in place of fondant (a cooked sugar icing). It is made by stirring confectioners’ sugar and egg white together and brightening it with a little lemon juice.

Royal icing is used in a thin consistency to frost small cakes and cream puffs. A thicker version is used in combination with Ganache to decorate cakes (see “Decorating a Cake with