Royal Icing Practice

Royal Icing Flooding 02 Lambeth Technique 03 Piping 04 Lambeth 05 Cake Piping 06 Stringwork 07 Royal Icing Stringwork 08 Lambeth Piping 09 Lambeth Method 10 Royal Icing Lacework 11 Royal Icing Lace 12 Royal Icing 13 Australian Stringwork 14 Royal Icing 15 English Overpiping 16 Royal Icing Cake

“But all things must have a beginning, and the student who is about to embark on a career of icing and piping must study well the aspect of his own fitness for the work, his adaptability, his will to overcome obstacles, and his willingness to practice.” (Nirvana, 1953, pg. 1)

About Rose Sen

I am a cake decorator in Calgary AB, Canada. My goal is to share knowledge, happiness and harmony with others through cake.
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20 Responses to Royal Icing Practice

  1. Jinnie says:

    Really awesome! Thank you for sharing. I notice that you used a very thin layer to cover the cake dummy. Could you let me know how you made this? I use Wilton rolled fondant to cover cake and it will be torn apart at the corner if thin as this. Do you think other brand will perform better? Thank you!

  2. Anonymous says:

    This is so beautiful. Do you do video tutoials on these? You are very talented.

  3. gorgeous piping skills! thats an almost lost art that is making a comeback thankfully! thanks for sharing your pix!

  4. Deanne says:

    Wow! It looks great and just keeps getting better as you scroll down. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Kariema says:

    This is so helpfull,thanx for sharing your talent.

  6. Anonymous says:

    You are amazing in everything you do! Great piping!!

  7. Deepti says:

    Very beautiful and intricate piping work.

  8. shanika de saram says:

    They are very beautiful.I want to learn how to do.

  9. anny says:

    love love the old school work. Can you please share your royal icing recipe for the string work? i

    • Rose Sen says:

      Hi Anny,

      Thank you for your question. Just two ingredients, icing sugar and pasteurized egg whites. Stiffer(stiff peak) icing for shells and thicker borders, thinner(soft peak) icing for string work and lace. It takes some playing around to get the right consistency.

      Hope that helps,

  10. Beautiful. One day, I hope to have a go myself. Thank you for sharing.

  11. karen says:

    HOLY CHRIST! This is just… I have no words. EXQUISITE! I adore the white on white. So clean. Excellent work!

  12. Ellie says:

    This piece of beautiful art is so intricate… I’ve never seen piping as good and as detailed as this it makes me want to cry ^o^

  13. lindsey says:

    Beautiful… absolutely gorgeously done! Do you have a recipe you can share?

  14. Dana says:

    Stunning!! That detail work is gorgeous!

  15. Jassy Jasper says:

    Thank I like it could you share your royal icing with me.

    • Rose Sen says:

      Hello Jassy,

      Thank you for your question. It is a very simple recipe – just egg whites and icing sugar. I mix very small quantities in at a time, and adjust the consistency according to what is required.

      Hope that helps,

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