Royal Icing Decorated Cakes. It's particularly magical for gingerbread because it hardens. Here is an easy royal icing recipe.
This is the first time i tried royal icing n it turned out pretty good. Royal icing is the key to magical decorations for cookies and cakes—here's what you need to know about it. Regarded by cake decorators as the rolls royce of cake decorating and by many, as a difficult technique to master, the arduous task requires much patience and the perfect icing to accomplish it.
It's particularly magical for gingerbread because it hardens.
Royal Icing Decorated Cakes. This is a cake and cookie decorating technique in which you pipe the design on a sheet of wax paper and let the icing dry. You can also make royal icing transfers that are flat. Here are my tips on how to make gold royal icing. Royal icing can be used for decorating cookies, cakes and cupcakes.