Recipe for Royal Icing
8oz icing sugar
1 egg white
Sieve half the icing sugar into a bowl and add the egg white.
Whisk slowly until all the icing sugar is mixed up with the egg white.
Add the remainder of the icing sugar into the bowl and continue to whisk slowly until it whips to soft peaks.
Cover the bowl with a layer of clingfilm.
Now it is ready to use.