Royal Icing


Made with Domino® Powdered Sugar and either meringue powder or egg whites, this Royal Icing is the secret to making decorated cookies fit for a king or queen.

Prep Time
Cook Time
8-10 minutes
3 1/2 Cups icing
Royal Icing with Meringue Powder
  • 4 cups Domino® Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons meringue powder
  • 1/3 cup warm water
Royal Icing with Egg Whites
  • 4 cups sifted Domino® Powdered Sugar
  • 1/3 cup (3 medium) egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
Royal Icing with Meringue Powder

Combine all ingredients together in mixing bowl. Beat on low speed with whip attachment until combined then increase speed to medium high and beat for 5 – 8 minutes, adding 2-3 tablespoons more warm water, as necessary. Icing should be stiff enough to hold a peak when tested. Use this thick icing to outline cookies.

Royal Icing with Egg Whites

In large glass or metal bowl, beat powdered' sugar, egg whites, and cream of tartar at high speed for 7 to 10 minutes, or until very stiff.

Use royal icing immediately. Keep covered with a damp cloth or plastic wrap to prevent drying.

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