Royal Icing

This recipe is part of the recipe for Finnish Spice Cookies (Nissu Nassu)


1 egg white,* at room temperature
2 to 2-1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract

*Use only Grade A clean, uncracked egg.


  1. Beat egg white in small bowl at high speed of electric mixture until foamy.
  2. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar and almond extract. Beat at low speed until moistened. Increase mixer speed to high and beat until icing is stiff.

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