An easy royal icing recipe that sets up with a soft inside and firm outside. It's perfect for adorning your favorite sugar or gingerbread cookies.
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- ¼ cup milk
- ¼ cup corn syrup
- food coloring, optional
Mix powdered sugar, milk and corn syrup together in bowl until smooth
Adjust consistency by adding a little more milk for thinning or powdered sugar for thickening
Add drops of food coloring to reach desired color
- Cover bowl with a wet paper towel when you're icing cookies to keep a film from forming on the top.
- Periodically check the consistency of the icing as it may thicken while you're using it. Adjust consistency as needed during the icing process.