Royal Icing with Meringue Powder
Royal icing made with meringue powder is perfect for decorating cookies and gingerbread houses.
royal icing, royal icing without egg whites
Stand or hand mixer
Large mixing bowl
aka powdered sugar
In medium bowl, beat meringue powder and water with an electric mixer on medium speed until peaks form.
4 cups confectioners' sugar,
3 tablespoons meringue powder,
2 teaspoon vanilla extract,
5 tablespoons warm water
Reduce speed to low, gradually beat in powdered sugar until soft peaks form, about 1 minute.
Divide icing into different bowls and add food coloring. Gentle stir with a clean spatula. Spoon into icing bags
OPTIONAL: Let icing rest for 30 minutes to allow air bubbles to escape naturally
Keep icing covered with a wet kitchen towel at all times.
Allow 1 to 2 hours for decorated cookies to dry.
Keep any leftover icing in a plastic bag with the air pushed out. Icing should be kept frozen or at room temperature.
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