Thursday, March 24, 2016

Speckled Egg Frosting Tutorial

I love celebrating holidays, but recently, the amount of free time on my hands is next to none. 
So I began my search of a sweet treat that would be tasty and festive, but wouldn't take me more than an hour to make. 

And these speckled egg cookies were just what I was looking for!



How to:

1. Start with fully-cooled Easter egg cookies (or, if you're looking for a short cut, just go buy some!).
2. Next, make your royal icing (I followed this Wilton recipe), and pipe a border of the frosting around the cookies.
3. Flood the center of the cookies with icing, and give the cookies a few taps on the table to smooth out the tops and remove any bubbles.
4. When your cookies are drying, combine 1tbs of royal icing with 1tsp of warm water and a food coloring of your choice.
5. Once the cookies are fully dried, sponge on a first layer of colored frosting.
6. After the first sponged layer of frosting is dry, sponge on a second layer (I decided to use a different color, but the same color will work too!).

And ta da! You have yourself some speckled egg cookies! 
Go easy on the colored frosting at first (adding more is much easier than trying to take it off), and keep layering the frosting until you achieve the desired look.



These cookies are not only perfect to eat, but they make for great individual favors!


Have time on your hands? Decorate some Easter egg cookies using this marbling technique!

16 comments :

  1. These are SO cute!! Thanks for sharing this!

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  2. These are so cute! You are the best at decorating baked goods, I wish I could make something look like that! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  3. These are super adorable, and I love that they are pretty much foolproof since it's hard to mess up the speckling!

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  4. I love the color combination; these turned out so pretty!

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  5. These are beautiful! I love them. Such gorgeous colors too. They are the perfect Easter treat ;)

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  6. These are adorable!! I just decorated cookies last weekend with my sisters and new neighbor, so I need to remember this for next year!! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  7. Those look easy enough and super beautiful! A good combo in my book.

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  8. Yes girl!! Give me all the cookies right now! Hope you guys have a great Easter! Xoxo

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  9. These are absolutely beautiful! You knocked it out of the park!

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  10. I LOVE these! They look so springy and best of all easy to make! Great tutorial :)
    Evelina @ Fortunate House

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  11. Oh my gosh I love it! Thanks for sharing! xo Happy weekend!

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  12. You are SO domestic!!! I love this look!! :) and I'm sure they are delicious.

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