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Basic royal icing

Perfect for piping, this is used to create the fine details that take decorations to the next level

By , 17 May 2017

(7 votes)

Basic royal icing
  • 10 Mins

  • Serves: 58

Nutritional Info
Each 5g serving contains
  • Energy

    75KJ

    18KCAL

    1%
  • Fat

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Saturates

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Sugars

    4.4g

    high

    5%
  • Salt

    0.00g

    low

    0%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1502kJ/359kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1 egg white
  • 250g icing sugar, sieved
Method
  • Put the egg white in a mixing bowl. Beat with a wooden spoon until frothy, then beat in the icing sugar, sieved, 1tbsp at a time. The icing mixture should be thick and glossy and form soft peaks when stirred with a spoon. If not, add a little more icing sugar. Once made, use the icing quickly.