Royal icing

Preparation time

less than 30 mins

Cooking time
no cooking required


Makes enough for 1 20cm cake

Everyone’s favourite baker Mary Berry gives you the lowdown on making the perfect royal icing.

Mary Berry recipes
From Saturday Kitchen


  • 675g/1½lb icing sugar
  • 3 free-range egg whites
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 1½ tsp glycerine
  • extra egg white to thin icing if required
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