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[mass noun] Hard white icing made from icing sugar and egg whites, typically used to decorate fruit cakes.
glaze, sugar pasteView synonyms
- ‘Decoration is important; festive fruit cakes are usually topped with marzipan and covered with royal icing, suitably embellished with piping, cut paper, and little figures.’
- ‘The focus of this class is learning and perfecting various kinds of piping and flowers made from buttercream and royal icing.’
- ‘All the cakes were either topped with royal icing or butter icing.’
- ‘Made from icing sugar and egg whites, royal icing sets like concrete.’
- ‘The festival will include cakes for all occasions, with toppings made of fondant, butter cream, fresh cream, and royal icing.’
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