MakesAbout 3 cups
- Active Time:15 min
- Start to Finish:15 min
Fresh orange and lemon juices lend this simple icing a lovely zing, and the addition of powdered egg whites helps it set, allowing you to create a host of intricate designs.
fresh orange juice, strained
fresh lemon juice, strained
(1-lb) box confectioners sugar
powdered egg whites (not reconstituted) such as Just Whites
Beat together all ingredients in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until just combined, about 1 minute.
At high speed, continue to beat until icing is thick and holds soft peaks, about 3 minutes in a stand mixer or 10 with a handheld. If not using immediately, cover surface with a dampened paper towel, then cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap.
Cooks’ note: Icing can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, its surface covered with a dampened paper towel and bowl covered tightly with plastic wrap.