Easy Royal Icing Recipe for
Easy Royal Icing Recipe
Make this easy royal icing recipe for sugar cookies and you can decorate beautiful sugar cookies for any occasion!
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In a large bowl of a stand mixer, whisk together the meringue powder and powdered sugar. This can also be done with a hand mixer.
Royal Icing Recipe
Slowly mix in the water and vanilla extract while the mixer is running on medium-low speed.
Easy Royal Icing Recipe For Cookies
Increase speed to medium-high and beat until stiff peaks form, around 7-10 minutes.
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Divide the icing into a bowl for each color. Add gel food coloring, a few drops at a time. Mix well until your desired shade is achieved.
Easy Sugar Cookie Royal Icing Recipe
From there, you can reserve some of the thicker icing for piping the borders, or thin all of the icing to flood consistency.
Royal Icing Recipe For Piping
Once your icing is colored and the right consistency, scoop it into a piping bag. An easy way is to transfer to plastic wrap and roll up...
Easy Royal Icing Recipe With Meringue Powder
... then slide this into the piping bag, pulling one end through and snipping it off with scissors. Fit bag with a Wilton #2 or #3 tip.
Royal Icing Recipe For Cookies
Add borders, fill the middle with flood icing, using a toothpick to spread the icing around. Dry at room temperature for 6-8 hours.
Easy Royal Icing Recipe For Piping
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