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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Royal Icing

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 15 mins
  • yield: About 3 cups (enough for 3 1/2 dozen Monogrammed Cookies)


  • 6 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons meringue powder (


  1. Step 1

    Beat sugar, water, and meringue powder with a mixer on low speed until smooth, about 7 minutes. Continue beating until opaque. Use immediately on Monogrammed Sugar Cookies.

Martha Stewart Living, January