5 from 3 votes
Review Recipe

Gingerbread Icing

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 32 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
This Gingerbread Icing is so easy to make, and works great for holding those walls together on your gingerbread houses!
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  • 2 large egg whites room temperature
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

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  1. In a mixing bowl, whip egg whites until foamy, then add cream of tartar. Continue to mix for 30 seconds.

  2. Add in powdered sugar a little bit at a time mixing well.
  3. Once the powdered sugar is incorporated, turn mixer to high and continue beating until thick and the icing holds its shape (about 3-5 minutes).
  4. Store well covered.

Recipe Notes

Icing can be doubled.
Nutrition based on serving size of 2 Tablespoons
Nutrition Information
Amount per serving (2tablespoons) — Calories: 44, Sodium: 3mg, Potassium: 10mg, Carbohydrates: 11g, Sugar: 11g

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)