Royal Icing - Need Help/suggestions

Decorating By MomLittr Updated 25 Oct 2007 , 6:13pm by Ladivacrj

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MomLittr Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 3:59pm
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I made a batch of (Antonia's) royal icing this morning. Now I normally dont' like the flavor of royal, and put a small bit of almond in it...... well it tastes stale and yucky! icon_cry.gif The powdered sugar and meringue powder are both new packs, so thought that can't be it. Hoping by tonite when I go to use it, will taste a little better. My only other choice is to add the vanilla/butternut flavoring to it (which is used in the cookies). Any other thoughts?


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JoAnnB Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 5:48pm
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Eggwhite powder (in the meringue) has a tendancy to taste bitter. usually on the cookie, it tastes fine. You could add more flavoring of whatever you like that will go with the cookie.

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MomLittr Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 6:10pm
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I am re-thinking this.....the vanilla butter/nut gives a yellow tint, and I need it white............guess will have to use the clear vanilla, and maybe a drop of clear butter flavor. Have 40 cookies to do a small monogram and border on and hope in this damp weather they dry enough to package by tomorrrow morning. Looks like I will have to go into work a couple of hours late (that and the fact I have to be up at 4am to take my son to the airport). icon_surprised.gificon_surprised.gif


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Ladivacrj Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 6:13pm
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Ditto to Joanne

Add a little more flavoring and if it will go with the cookie, maybe a little creme bouquet if you have it, it always makes thing taste better.

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