Video: How to Make Cookie Icing - Allrecipes.com

Video: How to Make Cookie Icing

Decorate cookies with your own homemade icing in three fast, easy steps.

 
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You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make your own frosting from scratch. In this video, you’ll learn how to make homemade icing for decorating cookies. All it takes is three easy steps and a just a few ingredients: confectioner’s sugar, milk, corn syrup, a little almond extract for flavor, and some food coloring. We’ll show you how to combine the ingredients until smooth and glossy. From there, all that remains is to divide the icing into bowls and add different food colorings. You’ll see two ways for frosting your cookies: painting with a brush and dipping. Making homemade icing isn’t just simple, it’s also inexpensive and free from preservatives.

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Sep. 24, 2014 6:45 am
What can i use instead of corn syrup?
 
SP 
Nov. 7, 2012 8:16 pm
Kind of like pancakes at elevation. If you cannot adjust to the altitude by intuition, you are lost. Or, you can give it a whirl and find out how resourseful you really are. It is just icing.
 
Simplicity 
Jun. 28, 2012 12:50 am
This video is very simple and well done, but it doesn't provide hardly any information.
 
Mar. 31, 2012 4:18 pm
I think you can just type in cookie icing in the search box and it'll give you all the ingredients...at least that's what I did and it seemed to work.
 
Coralys 
Feb. 24, 2012 8:07 pm
this is my first day and I'm very happy that i found you. This is awesome.
 
TCounts 
Dec. 22, 2011 9:19 am
I'm like everyone else, I really don't see the purpose of doing these videos without giving the ingred. measurements. If you have a instructional narrator anyway why can't she give the proportions? These videos are useless without the ingredients. I very rarely watch them anymore just a waste of time.
 
April 
Dec. 21, 2011 6:14 am
@ jossettcdavis are raw eggs whites safe? My stomach turns just thinking of it....
 
guadalupe.mendoza@videotron.ca 
Dec. 18, 2011 7:21 pm
Does this icing is only for dipping or brushing cookies? I was wondering if is possible to use the bags and the metal tips in order to decorate cookies....
 
Nov. 2, 2011 4:37 pm
@ honeycrisp..I was totally thinking the same thing!
 
iammacha 
Oct. 20, 2011 1:54 pm
I have a question. I have tried to make everything from fudge that called for powdered sugar to butter cream frostings and they always taste "funny". Its the powdered sugar so my question is, are more expensive powdered sugars better? Do they not have that "funny" taste?
 
 
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