Royal Icing Recipe

Daisy Cake and Royal Icing Transfer Tutorial by Wood and Spoon. Learn how simple it is to make royal icing using meringue powder and transferring piped icing designs to baked cakes and cookies! This fun and festive tutorial will also show you how to make a cute and happy daisy cake. Learn how to decorate using royal icing with this recipe on

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This simple royal icing is made with meringue powder and can be used to make royal icing transfers!


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 11/2 tablespoons meringue powder
  • 1/4 cup room temperature water


  1. Combine all three ingredients in a large bowl and use a hand mixer to blend together on medium speed until glossy and slightly thickened, about 1-2 minutes. Add additional water a teaspoon at a time to thin out or add additional powdered sugar a tablespoon at a time to thicken up. Stir until combined.


  • See directions in text above for achieving the appropriate viscosity royal icing for piping,