Royal Icing is not a brand of icing to be purchased. It is made by using a recipe. It dries to a hard white, shiny gloss. Adding food coloring will make different colors.
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You can, but royal icing sugar has added egg white powder - this is what causes the icing to set really hard when it's done. So the resulting icing that you make from royal icing powder will set much firmer than icing made from plain icing sugar.
Yes, you can substitute butter for margarine in making royal icing.
Icing for cake decorations can be purchased at cake decorating stores locally or at the baking aisle of local supermarkets. They all offer a selection of icings buttercream, royal icing and also ideas on how to decorate the cake after icing.
Royal icing is a hard icing that is used on cookies; when it hardens it is stiff and does not smear. Royal icing can be used on a cake but when it is being cut the pieces of it will splinter and it will be extremely tough to get a straight cut from the cake. Royal icing can be used on almost any type of food as an embellishment however it requires drying and hardening set up time.
Glycerin is sometimes used in a recipe for Royal Icing at it prevents the icing from getting too hard. A product called Numolene can be used as a substitute for glycerin.
Royal icing and butter icing are completely different products. Royal icing is made with beaten egg whites (often as dry egg white powder) which break down when in contact with any fat or oil. Butter icing has a very high fat content, so the two types of icing are not compatible. If for some reason no sugar is available to make butter icing, it might be possible to reduce completely dry royal icing to a powder in a blender or food processor, then use that in place of powdered sugar for the butter icing. But that would be a very odd way of getting sugar by way of reverse engineering.
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A buttercream type icing can be stiffened by adding additional sifted powdered sugar. Royal type icing can be stiffened by additional beating.
makes the icing soft and make comfortable for eat make the icing shiny and soft it is color less , sweet liqiud that is it provised the sweetness to the icing it helps in setting of icing
So that it cuts out the sweetness of the icing...gives it a slight tangy flavour
Any raw egg white.
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Icing sugar is finely ground sugar, which when added to whisked egg whites makes Royal Icing. Royal Icing sugar is finely ground suger pre-mixed with dried, pasteurised egg white. This is good if you want to avoid the "risk" associated with raw eggs. However, the ratio of egg white to sugar is fixed and the only adjustment which can be made is to add water (or lemon juice/glycerine) to vary the texture.
Sugar cookies are usually frosted with what is called royal icing. The icing is most often piped on with small tips.
I found the following on an article by Pat Lock. The title 'royal' was given to royal icing after being used on Queen Victoria's wedding cake in 1840. Francatelli, the Queen's famous French chef, published a book in l864 in which he describes how to ice a wedding cake with a mixture of egg whites, sugar and lemon juice beaten together. He wrote 'use this icing to mask the entire surface of the cake with a coating about a quarter of an inch thick'. But, long before the above date this type of icing was in use. A cook, wrote in 1789, that she spread it over cakes with the aid of a board or a large feather! And then placed it in front of 'a great fire' to dry. So we can see royal icing has been popular for many years. The simple ingredients, egg white and icing sugar create a dazzling icing, making it the perfect choice for wedding cakes. Dried egg whites can be used instead of fresh. Not only does this save having a surplus of egg yolks, but also the icing is whiter than icing made with fresh whites.
It prevents the dried fruit in a rich fruit cake from bleeding through into and discolouring the Royal Icing (hard frosting) on the outside of a classic iced cake for example a traditional UK wedding cake. It also provides a sound level ground on which to pipe Royal Icing.
Glycerine is mainly used to prevent a very hard set with royal icing. It will keep baking moist for longer. Glycerine will also prevent sugar crystallization in sweet (candy) making.