Quick drying royal icing recipe perfect for sugar cookies and icing decorations.
Keyword royal icing
Prep Time 15minutes
Total Time 15minutes
8cupspowdered sugar2 pound bag
If using a stand mixer, fit with paddle attachment.
Put powdered sugar and meringue powder in bowl. Add 7 tablespoons water. Start mixing on LOW speed until all ingredients are combined and moistened. Scrape down the sides.
Add 2 more tablespoons water and mix to combine. Scrape down the sides. Turn speed of mixer up to medium high. Beat for 7 minutes.
Turn speed of mixer up to medium high. Beat for 7 minutes. Scrape down the sides. If the icing is too thick, add more water 1 tablespoon at a time and beat to combine. You can't take the water out so don't put too much in at a time.
Make sure your bowl and beater are really clean. This frosting does not like even a bit of grease to be near it.