Sunday, December 14, 2014

Sugar Free Royal Icing

Sugar Free Royal Icing

Printable Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups confectioners sweetener * (sifted)
  • 5 tbsps egg whites (pasteurized)
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar

  Using an electric mixer on low, combine confectioners' sweetener, sifted, egg whites, and cream of tartar; beat on high until icing is whipped and opaque, about 2 minutes.

 Thin with water as needed to make a stiff but spreadable icing.

 Confectioners' Sweetener

     Grind sweetener in a blender or coffee grinder.

Personally, I like to use eryithritol to make this icing as it is not quite as sweet as regular sugar and doesn't have an after taste.

I don't use xylitol in my home but because it is a 1:1 conversion with sugar it could also be used without a funky after taste, however please be aware that Xylitol is extremely toxic to household pets. 

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