|Source: Danielle & Chris Noble, Ft. Thomas, KY|
|Prep time: 10 minutes|
Use this peppermint royal icing to bond together Gingerbread houses and also for a tasty piping on cakes for lacework and such.
1. Combine egg whites, vanilla, and peppermint oil in large bowl.
2. Beat until frothy or soft peaks form.
3. Slowly add in the powdered sugar w/ the mixer on medium until all sugar is combined and desired consistency is reached.
If piping with this icing, push the icing through a nylon stocking to remove all the lumps which could get stuck in your piping tip.