White Sugar Cookies With Strawberry Royal Icing

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White Sugar Cookies With Strawberry Royal Icing


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :1 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 8 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 8 Min


Serves : 12
  • For white sugar cookies : 1 cup Sweet Cream Salted Butter (softened)

  • 1 cup Sugar

  • 1 Egg

  • 1 tbsp Vanilla

  • 2 tsp Baking Powder

  • 3 cups Flour

  • For Strawberry royal icing : 1 : Large egg whites

  • 200g : Icing sugar

  • 2 drops : Pink gel colour

  • 1 tsp : Strawberry extract

  • For Decorating : 24 : Apple blossom flowers

  • 24 : green leaves of choice

  • 3 tbsp : Sugar Pearls


  • Prepare the White sugar cookies : Add butter and sugar to your stand mixer. Cream the butter and sugar until it is completely mixed. Do not over-mix.
  • Add vanilla , one beaten egg and mix until completely incorporated.
  • Add Baking Powder to the flour and mix.
  • Add the flour to butter egg mixture, one cup at a time and mix.
  • Do not chill the dough, the cookies will bake better if the dough is at room temperature.
  • Roll a handful of the dough out on a prepared surface until it’s about 3/8″ thick and cut out shapes with a cookie cutter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 6-8 minutes depending on the size of the cookie. Do not over-bake.
  • Remove and cool over wire rack.
  • Prepare the Royal icing : Add egg whites, icing sugar, strawberry extract to your stand mixer.
  • Whisk on low speed until everything is combined.
  • Increase the speed to high and whisk for a minute until white glue is formed.
  • Add the pink gel colour and whisk to incorporate.
  • Pipe the prepared royal icing over the sugar cookies leaving a tiny edge.
  • The icing will gradually spread the cover the entire cookie.
  • Set them on a wire rack and garnish with apple blossom flowers, leaves and white sugar pearls.
  • Enjoy !