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Homemade Royal Icing

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Ingredients
  Egg white 1 Large
  Sifted confectioner's sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice/1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Beat egg white slightly, then add 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar and beat at high speed of electric mixer about 2 minutes.
Gradually add more confectioners' sugar, beating until mixture will hold its shape.
Amount of sugar will depend upon size of egg white generally about 1 1/4 cups.
Beat in lemon juice or cream of tartar.
Keep icing covered while decorating cake, and if it gets lumpy, beat it again.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Interest: 
Party

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