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Perfect icing for your gingerbread houses!



Original recipe yields 32 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Beat egg whites in a clean, large bowl with mixer at high speed until foamy (use only grade A clean, uncracked eggs). Gradually add sugar and lemon extract. Beat at high speed until thickened.


Cook's Note:

When dry, royal icing is very hard and resistant to damage that can occur during shipping/handling.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts

63 calories; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 15.6g; sodium 7.1mg. Full Nutrition