My very favorite Gingerbread House Icing – the right small batch Royal Icing recipe for decorating cookies or holding gingerbread houses together!
I’ve already provided my favorite Soft Eliminate Cookie recipe and my preferred Buttercream recipe . Since I Have get plenty of demands in my Royal Icing recipe I figured I’d confess: I’m a bit of a Royal Icing newbie. I still feel awkward and unsure when I’m which makes it. Buttercream and that i would be best buddies but Royal Icing is much more just like a Facebook acquaintance.
I refer to this as recipe “Small Batch Royal Icing” since i frequently don’t have use for a lot of Royal Icing and so i make sufficient to fill 2 large Wilton decorating bottles. Consider I make reference to it semi-frequently here’ thought I ought to inform you my preferred method.
Use royal icing when you wish an even surface that dries hard. This is the frosting which is used to carry gingerbread houses together- it dries like glue. If however you flavor it properly (lemon, almond, or vanilla, etc.) it truly can taste good so don’t hesitate to test it. I make mine with meringue powder however, many people use egg-whites. (I’m not listing a RI recipe using egg-whites here because I have not managed to get this way.) I usually make A significant amount of royal icing which means this small batch may be the solution for me personally.
Small Batch Royal Icing Recipe
Yield: 2 cups frosting
Prep Time: ten minutes
Total Time: ten minutes
This icing dries very stiff and can be used as gingerbread houses and decorated cookies.