Struggling with your royal icing hardening up while decorating your cookies? Want an easier way to decorate with your icing? This post on how to keep royal icing soft will tell you all the tips and tricks you need to know on how to store royal icing.
While making your royal icing, you can add a few drops of water or corn syrup to help keep it soft. Start with just a couple drops of water, mix it in with the icing and add more if needed to reach your desired texture.
In order to keep your royal icing soft, it is important to store it properly. Royal icing that contains egg whites should be stored in the fridge for up to three days. Royal icing that contains meringue powder can be stored at room temperature for up to two weeks.