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Eggless Royal Icing Recipe

Gayathri Kumar
Eggless royal icing recipe is a great alternative to the egg white based royal icing used in cake and cookie decorations. Made with whey protein this is a very stable icing and sets very hard just like regular royal icing.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Resting time 10 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Home made
Cuisine International


  • 20 gm Water
  • 10 gm Protein Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp Xanthan Gum
  • 1 tbs Light Corn Syrup
  • 200 gm Icing Sugar
  • Vanilla
  • Water as needed


  • In a bowl, combine water and protein powder and mix.
  • Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Using a beater beat this mixture until foamy.
  • Add vinegar and beat until combined.
  • Add icing sugar little at a time and beat to incorporate.
  • Add xanthan gum and corn syrup and beat. The mix will be extremely thick at this stage.
  • Add one or two tsp of water and keep beating until the icing comes together.
  • Add vanilla and beat to incorporate.
  • You can add more water to use it as flooding while decorating cookies.
  • The thicker mix can be used for outline.
Keyword Eggless Royal Icing Recipe