Icing Recipes

Collection by Joan Newman

Joan Newman

Sugar Cookie Icing

3749 reviews
15 minutes

This is a quick and easy frosting recipe using ingredients you most likely already have on hand. Use whatever food colors you like!

German Buttercream | Haniela's

4 reviews
20 minutes

My childhood favorite German Buttercream is silky smooth, delicious, light yet sturdy enough to pipe beautifully onto cakes or cupcakes.

Easy Royal Icing (Sugar Cookie Icing)

Use this tutorial on how to make royal icing recipe for piping and decorating sugar cookies. This quick and easy cookie icing dries hard and tastes great.

Preparing Royal Icing For Use: Creating Flood, Outline, and Decorate consistencies. - A Little Knick a Little Knack

Now that you’ve made a big ole batch of royal icing using my delicious fool-proof royal icing recipe, you are probably looking at it wondering what next? So I created this step by step guide to creating the perfect consistencies for your cookie decorating endeavors. Honestly the first few times you try to make […]

Royal Icing without Egg Whites or Meringue Powder - Tips from a Typical Mom

Learn how to make amazing royal icing for decorating sugar cookies without using egg whites or meringue powder. Perfect for any holiday.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting - Dessert Now, Dinner Later!

The BEST Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting! Silky smooth and creamy, yet thick and sturdy enough for piping on cakes or cupcakes. Not too sweet & very easy!

How to Make Royal Icing

53 reviews
10 minutes

A quick and easy recipe for Royal Icing that we use again and again. Learn How to Make Royal Icing - it's easier than you might think!

Homemade Chocolate Frosting

Homemade Chocolate Frosting is luscious It has a rich chocolate flavor, and a soft texture. This may be the easiest chocolate frosting to make from scratch.

No Fail Royal Icing

1 review
10 minutes

If gingerbread houses are one of your holiday traditions you need my no fail royal icing recipe! I'll give you easy steps and the secret to success!

Fool Proof Royal Icing Recipe - A Little Knick a Little Knack

With my youngest son’s first birthday rapidly approaching I found myself once again venturing back into the familiar realm of royal icing and beautifully decorated sugar cookies. During these baking sprees my husband cringes at the return of the “nutty cookie lady” of the house as I way too willingly stay up til all […]