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royal icing

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Definition of royal icing in English:

noun

[mass noun] chiefly British
Hard white icing made from icing sugar and egg whites, typically used to decorate fruit cakes.
Example sentences
  • Made from icing sugar and egg whites, royal icing sets like concrete.
  • All the cakes were either topped with royal icing or butter icing.
  • 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.

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