Royal Icing

 Holiday Cookies

Total Time:
15 mins
Makes 1 1/4 cups


  • 1 large egg white

  • 1/2 pound confectioners' sugar

  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • Water


  1. In a bowl, beat the egg white at medium speed until foamy. Add the sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating between additions until the sugar is completely incorporated. Add the lemon juice and beat at high speed until the icing holds its shape, about 5 minutes. Thin with water as needed.

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