Cake Frosting : Royal Icing Recipe
Cake Frosting Recipe INGREDIENTS
Makes 7 cups - enough to apply 3 layers to a 7" cake *
- 4 egg whites
- 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
- 2 lbs. confectioner's sugar
- (optional - 2 tsp. glycerine)
Combine egg whites and lemon juice in a bowl. Add small amounts of confectioner's sugar at a time until icing is completely smooth and forms a peak. (Optional: at this time, you may add glycerine if using to frost a cake. This makes it easier to cut through).
Make icing thinner for piping lines by adding additional egg white. Make it thicker for floral decorations by adding more confectioner's sugar.
Cover icing with plastic wrap when using. It will quickly dry out. Use only a small portion at a time.The cake frosting recipe of royal icing is ready !
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