Royal icing being spread on basic sponge cake

Basic royal icing recipe

Use this basic recipe to help create some of our classic cakes

By , 20 June 2016

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Basic royal icing recipe
  • 5 Mins

  • Serves: 10

Perfectly easy, our basic royal icing recipe goes great with any cake creation.

Nutritional Info
Each 26g serving contains
  • Energy

    385KJ

    92KCAL

    5%
  • Fat

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Saturates

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Sugars

    22.4g

    high

    25%
  • Salt

    0.03g

    low

    1%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1480kJ/354kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1 medium egg white
  • 225g icing sugar, sieved
Method
  • In a bowl, gradually beat the egg white into the icing sugar. If necessary, add a little water to thin it slightly for piping.