Royal Icing

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • White of 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons cold water, or
  • Juice of ½ lemon, or
  • Both water and juice
  • cups confectioner's sugar

Method

Add water or fruit juice to unbeaten white of egg. Stir in the sugar, until thin enough to spread, more or less, as required. This makes a soft creamy icing.