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What is the best way to decorate gingerbread?
This is the classic way to decorate gingerbread cookies and one that should be first on the list! Royal icing is a very plain icing made from egg whites (or store-bought meringue powder), powdered sugar, and water.
How to make gingerbread cookies?
Watch how to make this recipe. For Gingerbread Cookies: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, blend all ingredients together and chill for up to 1 hour. Roll dough out on floured board about 1/8-inch thick. Cut desired shapes with cookie cutters and place onto sheet pan. Bake for 8 minutes in preheated oven. For Royal Icing:
What kind of icing do you use for gingerbread houses?
Royal icing is a very plain icing made from egg whites (or store-bought meringue powder), powdered sugar, and water. It dries super firm, making it the perfect 鈥済lue鈥?for gingerbread houses, too. It鈥檚 sweet and adds a delicious crunchy texture to the soft cookie.
How to decorate cookies with royal icing?
If you thin the icing out too much, you can sift a little bit of powdered sugar back in to thicken it up. To begin decorating your cookies, use royal icing in outline consistency to create a border around the edge of your first cookie. Then, in the same color, use flooding consistency to quickly fill in the center of the cookie.