Royal Icing Quick Tip

Do you know that little puff of meringue powder that makes a cloud and slowly blows up to your face when you make royal icing? Well, I hate that. I usually mix my royal icing in the morning and the smell of the meringue floating up my nostrils makes me queazy. This royal icing quick tip will help minimize it.

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What could be better than using a Mason jar to mix the meringue and water? Nothing. The Mason jar is a miracle tool.

Royal Icing Quick Tip:

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Gather the ingredients and place the water in the jar and add the flavor of your choice. This batch if flavored with Pure Almond Extract. I usually add Pure Vanilla Extract but today I am feeling like almond.

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Then, add the meringue power slowly with a spoon. If you pour it in it will make that annoying stinky cloud.

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Now for the fun part. Add the lid to the jar and shake your groove thing! Crank up the music and shake it, baby, shake it!

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You don’t have to slake like the paint mixer at Home Depot shakes up the paint at Home Depot. You just need to shake it until it is mixed well.

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Next, pour it over the powdered sugar.

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Turn the mixer on low and mix until the mixture is moist. Then turn the mixer on high just until the ingredients are combined.

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Perfect royal icing without the puff of meringue powder waffling up your nose. I know this isn’t earth-shattering news but, it is a tip that helps keep me sane. I know it won’t work for everyone but, it works for me and hopefully it will work for you as well.

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Bear hugs,

Lisa