Royal Icing
Makes about 4 cups
  • 1 (2-pound) bag confectioners’ sugar
  • 5 tablespoons meringue powder
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla or almond extract
  • Green liquid food coloring (optional)
  1. In a large bowl, beat confectioners’ sugar and meringue powder with a mixer at medium speed until well combined. Add ¾ cup water and extract; beat for 4 minutes. Add desired amount of food coloring (if using). Use immediately.
Recipe by Taste of the South at