Glossary Term:Royal Icing

royal-icing
A meringue-like, pure-white sweet icing used to decorate wedding cakes.

Royal icing is a meringue-like, pure-white sweet icing that dries very hard very quickly.

Royal icing is piped using a pastry bag and is a favorite for creating delicate flowers and intricate wedding cake designs.

Did you Know…?

When Queen Victoria married Prince Albert in 1840, her wedding cake weighed a whopping 300 lbs! The white icing used to decorate the elaborate creation has been known as ‘royal icing’ ever since.

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