Gingerbread Icing Recipe

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June Modified: October 15, 2021
Gingerbread Icing Recipe

How To Make Gingerbread Icing

This easy-to-follow icing recipe will work amazingly on festive gingerbread cookies and houses! It comes with only 3 ingredients and takes no time to make.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 2large egg whites,room temperature
  • 3cupspowdered sugar
  • ½tspcream of tartar


  1. In a mixing bowl, whip the egg whites until foamy.

  2. Add the cream of tartar, then continue to mix for 30 seconds.

  3. Add in the powdered sugar a little bit at a time, mixing well.

  4. Once the powdered sugar is incorporated, turn the mixer to high and continue beating for 3 to 5 minutes until thick and the icing holds its shape.

  5. Pipe over gingerbread cookies or houses, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 44.96kcal
  • Fat: 0.00g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.27g
  • Fiber: 0.00g
  • Sugar: 11.02g
  • Protein: 0.22g
  • Sodium: 3.67mg
  • Calcium: 0.26mg
  • Potassium: 11.32mg
  • Iron: 0.01mg
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