I would look at these two recipes from Martha Stewart:
I second the royal icing suggestion. Here in the UK you can buy royal icing sugar, so you just add water and whisk for a very long time. Royal icing seems to have gone out of favour, with fondant being the go-to icing, but for flavour and finish, royal icing is lovely.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Meet the cook behind this week's winning recipe
Creamy, Coconutty Brazilian Truffles
Recipe of the Day
Reusable Baggies (& More Smart Storage)
The Cake Ingredient Hiding in Your Pantry
Pre-order Amanda & Merrill's Cookbook!
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Sign up for our useful, inspired emails and we'll
give you everything you need to eat and live better—including
recipes, how-tos, and exclusives and great gift ideas from our
kitchen and home shop.