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Glossy Royal Icing

Jill Christine Lodato
Want a glossy look for your decorated sugar cookies. This is it!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • mixer
  • whisk


  • 2 Cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp whole milk
  • 4 tsp corn syrup
  • 1 drop food coloring


  • Step 1: In a bowl, mix sugar, milk, and corn syrup.
    Step 2: Once mixed, use a whisk or higher speed mixer to add volume to icing.
    Step 3: Add more milk if too thick. Add more powdered sugar if too thin.
    Step 4: Add food colors of your choice.
    This icing will dry hard within 30 minutes, so keep covered while working with it.
Keyword icing, royal icing, sugar cookies,