|Royal Icing or glacé royal is made by beating together sugar and egg
whites. Working with royal icing is the most important aspect of cake decorating.
together water and meringue powder or egg whites. Sift together powdered sugar and cream
of tartar. Place all ingredients into a mixing bowl. Beat 7 to 10 minutes or until icing
holds a strong peak.
It is almost impossible to specify the exact amount of sugar that your recipe needs as
it depends on the size of the egg whites as well as the moisture content of your powdered
Keep frosting covered with a damp cloth at all times to keep it from drying out.