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Water Icing

By Vanessa Thomas (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Makes Enough for 12 cupcakes
A quick and simple icing that is great if you want a thin layer of icing that's easy to apply to your cakes, this type of icing is also good for lemon drizzle cake but instead of water you use lemon juice!


  • 125g Icing sugar
  • 15ml warm water


  • STEP 1
    Heat up the water until warm, not hot.
  • STEP 2
    Put the icing sugar into a small or medium bowl and add water.
  • STEP 3
    Mix together until the icing becomes thick enough to coat with a back of a spoon.
  • STEP 4
    If necessary, add more water (a drop at a time) until it is thick/ thin enough to use.

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