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Royal icing recipe

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The perfect royal icing recipe for cookie decorating | SemiSweetDesigns.com

Just like my update to my sugar cookie recipe, I feel my initial royal icing recipe post requires an update as well. When I initially posted the recipe it worked well then, but I realized it is outdated and not what I use today. Over the past two years, I've experimented with other royal icing recipe variations and made a few tweaks until I reached the formula I now use consistently each time I make cookies.

The perfect royal icing recipe for your Christmas cookies and it doesn't need egg whites or meringue powder!  How easy!

Learn how to make amazing royal icing for decorating sugar cookies without using egg whites or meringue powder. Perfect for any holiday.

7 ingredients

Condiments
  • 2 tsp Corn syrup
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Almond extract
  • 1 cup Confectioners sugar
  • 1 Food coloring
Dairy
  • 2 tsp Milk
Other
  • Toothpicks
  • Ziplock bags
layout of the three major types of icing consistencies: stiff, piping and flood

15 · If you're new to working with royal icing and want to learn the basics, this is the post for you! In it you'll find my go-to royal icing recipe, a break down of the basic royal icing consistencies, answers to frequently asked questions and how to troubleshoot common royal icing issues.

3 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup Meringue
  • 1 lb Powdered sugar
Liquids
  • 1/2 cup Water
Using only three ingredients, this royal icing recipe is great for decorating cookies, gingerbread houses and piping flowers. It dries hard, with a shiny smear-proof finish, and is easy to customize with color and flavor. This recipe makes 3 cups of icing and uses meringue powder rather than egg whites as the base. It works up quickly and easily and is a cinch to customize with color or flavor. #wiltoncakes #blog #blogger #blogpost #meringuepowder #royalicing #homemade #baking #recipes #cookies

10 · Using only three ingredients, this royal icing recipe is great for decorating cookies, gingerbread houses and piping flowers. It dries hard, with a shiny smear-proof finish, and is easy to customize with color and flavor. This recipe makes 3 cups of icing and uses meringue powder rather than egg whites as the base. It works up quickly and easily and is a cinch to customize with color or flavor. #wiltoncakes #blog #blogger #blogpost #meringuepowder #royalicing #homemade #baking #recipes…

3 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 3 tbsp Meringue, Powder
  • 4 cups Powdered sugar
Liquids
  • 5 tbsp Water
Learn how to make sugar cookie icing that hardens into a glossy, shiny glaze. This easy sugar cookie icing recipe only uses 4 simple ingredients and takes 5 minutes to make! #sugarcookieicing #easy #thathardens #fordecorating #withoutcornsyrup

226 · 10 minutes · Learn how to make sugar cookie icing that hardens into a glossy, shiny glaze. This easy sugar cookie icing recipe only uses four simple ingredients (with no meringue powder!) and takes five minutes to make!

5 ingredients

Condiments
  • 4 tsp Corn syrup
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Almond or vanilla extract
  • 1 Food coloring
  • 2 cups Powdered sugar
Dairy
  • 6 tsp Milk
Use these handy Wilton Tips charts whenever you're planning to frost a cake, and never be without the perfect tip! All the most popular tip guides, along with guides for flowers, cupcakes and more!

Use these handy Wilton Tips charts whenever you're planning to frost a cake, and never be without the perfect tip! All the most popular tip guides, along with guides for flowers, cupcakes and more!

No mixer – No Problem! Learn how you can make quick and easy Egg White Royal Icing by hand. Perfect when you need just a little icing to frost a small batch of cookies.  #eggwhite #royalicing #recipe #icing #cookies #easy #best #decorations #tips #howtomake #simple #decorating #byhand

No mixer – No Problem! Learn how you can make quick and easy Egg White Royal Icing by hand. Perfect when you need just a little icing to frost a small batch of cookies. #eggwhite #royalicing #recipe #icing #cookies #easy #best #decorations #tips #howtomake #simple #decorating #byhand

Bring your family together over classic recipes with a twist! Werther’s Original has endless ideas to get you inspired in the kitchen.

Bring your family together over classic recipes with a twist! Werther’s Original has endless ideas to get you inspired in the kitchen.

This is the best icing recipe for decorating sugar cookies. It’s easy to make, and dries into a nice and smooth finish. Plus, there's an option without corn syrup!

449 · 18 minutes · This is the best icing recipe for decorating sugar cookies. It’s easy to make, and dries into a nice and smooth finish. Plus, there's an option without corn syrup! (This is our favorite sugar cookie recipe!)

5 ingredients

Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Corn syrup or honey, light
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Food coloring
  • 2 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
Dairy
  • 2 tbsp Milk
This easy royal icing recipe for sugar cookies will totally change the way you think about royal icing. It comes together super quick and you don't even need a mixer!

75 · This easy royal icing recipe for sugar cookies will totally change the way you think about royal icing. It comes together super quick and you don't even need a mixer! Best of all, this is royal icing made without meringue powder!

4 ingredients

Condiments
  • 1/2 tbsp Corn syrup, light
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1/8 tsp Vanilla or almond extract
Liquids
  • 2 tbsp Water