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Stephanie Jaworski and her husband run the website JoyofBaking.com and they have posted an amazing ingredient substitution chart for all sorts of different items that might be called for in a recipe. Very handy when you don't have that ingredient on hand and need to find out what would work well in place of it. Click on "substitutions" on the left side menu to view the extensive chart.
Royal Icing is a pure white icing that dries to a smooth, hard, matte finish. Besides its lovely finish it also colors beautifully and it is used as a frosting for cakes and cookies and also for intricate piping of decorations. From Joyofbaking.com With Demo Video