Fig Royal Icing


  • Confectioners’ sugar 250 g 8.82 oz 78.37%
  • Egg whites, pasteurized 50 g 1.76 oz 15.67%
  • Cream of tartar 2 g .07 oz .63%
  • Natural fig compound 15 g .53 oz 4.7%
  • Natural purple food coloring, alcohol based 2 g .07 oz .63%


  1. Combine the confectioners’ sugar, egg whites, and cream of tartar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix until they form a smooth, homogeneous paste.
  2. Add the fig compound and the food coloring. Adjust as needed.
  3. Transfer to a piping bag or reserve in a container covered with plastic wrap directly over its surface to keep it from drying out.
  4. Discard after 2 weeks.