Royal Icing


Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Large Mixing Bowl
Smaller Bowls (for different colors)
Electric or Hand Mixer
Squeeze Bottle or Piping Bag


3 tablespoons meringue powder
1 lb box confectioners' sugar
6 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Food Coloring (optional)



1. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat for 8-11 minutes at medium speed, until icing is firm. 
2. To adjust the consistency, add 1/2 teaspoon of water at a time.
3. Divide icing into as many colors as you prefer. Add one drop of food coloring at a time and mix until desired color is achieved. 

4. Decorate cookies with a spatula or for intricate designs, use a squeeze bottle or frosting bag. Wait for icing to set and harden before stacking (24 hours).

*Perfect for decorating sugar cookies made with our fun cookie cutters!


Food Coloring Guide
Rainbows & Unicorns - Pink, Purple, & White! 
Dinosaur - Green & Orange! 
Bake with Love - Pink & More Pink!
Donut Shoppe - Pink, Brown, & White! 
Ice Cream Parlor - White, Green, & Pink!
Llama Love - Orange & Green!
Out of this World - Blue, White, & Red! 
Under the Sea - Teal, White, and Purple! 
Holiday - Red & Green!
Spring Fling - Yellow & White! 
Halloween - Orange & Black! 


June 18, 2020 — Handstand Kitchen