Royal Icing Recipe

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Royal Icing
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  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 (16 oz) package powdered sugar , sifted
  • paste food coloring


  1. Combine egg whites and cream of tartar in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Beat at medium speed on mixer until frothy.
  3. Add half of powdered sugar, mixing well.
  4. Add remaining sugar and beat 5-7 minutes at high speed, until mixture is stiff and holds a peak.
  5. Color with desired amount of paste food coloring.
  6. NOTE: Icing dries very quickly; keep icing covered with a damp cloth when not using.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 192.56 Kcal (806 kJ)
Calories from fat 58.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.52g 10%
Sodium 323.03mg 13%
Potassium 744.53mg 16%
Total Carbs 20.63g 7%
Sugars 12.9g 52%
Protein 12.31g 25%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 17.3mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 149.45 Kcal (626 kJ)
Calories from fat 45.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.06g 10%
Sodium 250.7mg 13%
Potassium 577.83mg 16%
Total Carbs 16.01g 7%
Sugars 10.01g 52%
Protein 9.55g 25%
Calcium 13.4mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.4
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

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