Royal Icing

This recipe will have you ready to ice any cookie and get creative for all sort of occasions such as Christmas, Easter, birthdays, baby showers and so much more!

A tray of sugar cookies being icing by a lady holding a pipping bag with white royal icing.


  • 375g Icing Sugar
  • Egg Whites from 2 large or 3 medium eggs.
  • Optional: glycerine, colourings and flavourings such as lemon juice and rose water (see method).


  1. Sift the icing sugar through a fine sieve into a mixing bowl.
  2. Lightly beat the egg white in a seperate bowl using a wooden spoon or spatula.
  3. Gradually beat in the icing sugar with the wooden spoon until the icing is light and pliable.

Image credit: Honey Blonde

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