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Powdered Sugar Icing I

Powdered Sugar Icing I

Powdered Sugar Icing I

Powdered Sugar Icing I
4.8 rating based on 12,345 ratings
4.8/5 (7)
Course: Icings, Frostings, and GlazesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1-3/4

cups

Flavorful, smooth, slightly translucent glaze great for decorating cookies or drizzling over other desserts. This does not dry hard like Royal Icing…it is more like the glaze on a donut. It is not as pretty as Royal Icing, but it tastes better.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups powdered sugar

  • 2 tablespoons water (or a little more)

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

  • food color, if desired


Directions

  • Combine powdered sugar, water, 1 tablespoon butter, corn syrup and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in small mixer bowl; mix until powdered sugar is moistened. Beat at medium speed until smooth, adding additional water if necessary, little by little, to reach desired glazing consistency. Tint with food color, if desired.

Reviews

Name & Location
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Rating
Review

★★★★★
This is my go to decorator icing. Easy to make and use. Looks good too!
- paula

★★★★★
Great recipe, quick and simple to make, and excellent results - recommended!
- Dan

★★★★☆
Very easy and great results. This will be my go-to for decorating holiday cookies.
- A Baker

★★★★★
Recipe worked very well, and had a decent flavor. I, too had to add a tad of liquid after using for a few minutes. Took gel coloring very well and hardened but not like a rock - perfect.
- cookeeeeez  

★★★★★
Excellent recipe. I had to add a bit more milk to get it to "flow" right, but it dried hard and shiny and took the food colouring vividly.
- mimi maller

★★★★★
This recipe worked very well for me altho i had to adjust the amount of water it still came out great. thanks this is just what i needed. the corn syrup is the extra that seems to make this icing just right!
- kimcookieplace

★★★★★
I seldom cook or bake (because I don't enjoy it), so when I do I want something no-nonsense, easy and tastes really good. When I made this frosting with my daughter I realized this is the same frosting my mom used give me to decorate cookies. It was simple, took less than 10 minutes, and looked and tasted great.
- Sarah
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