Simple Royal Icing
|Icing sugar||1 Pound|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
If the sugar is lumpy, roll with a rolling-pin before sieving.
Put the egg whites into a bowl, beat slightly with a wooden spoon.
Add 2 tablesp sieved sugar and beat again.
Gradually add the remainder of the sugar, beating well until a thick, smooth consistency and a good white colour are obtained.
Add the lemon juice and beat again.