Simple Icing

Southern Living


Makes about 2 1/4 cups


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6 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons meringue powder
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
Food coloring paste or drops


Prep: 10 Minutes

1. Whisk together first 3 ingredients and 6 to 8 Tbsp. water until smooth. Divide mixture into 5 to 6 small bowls; tint icing in each bowl with desired food coloring paste or drops, stirring until blended.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Wilton Meringue Powder. Meringue powder and food coloring paste can be found at crafts and cake-decorating stores.

Created date

March 2009