i'm having issues regarding royal icing i never used it before so really dont know alot about it.I am trying to cover a cake in wiggly lines not sure if its called chantilly lace .Some one said you can use piping gel is this so ? and how do i use it do i mix it we royal icing? i'm using royal sliver soon icing from asda superstore so i don't know if that's why.i have had 7 goes today and still not right i would be greatfull for any tips as i am now pulling my hair out grrrr thankyou :)
Hi, I had problems using the asda icing, and trying to get it to the right consistency. I now make my royal icing from scratch with just 1 egg white, sifted Icing sugar, and a little bit of lemon juice. I also found the following youtube video by Elaine Macgregor very helpful.
Hope this helps.
for the chantilly lace effect simply use buttercream, that will be a perfect consistency for you.
When piping cornelli lace, I prefer buttercream, too, because when the cake is cut it's the same consistency and doesn't "crack" off the surface.