The only places that didn't dry are the places with sanding sugar. The piping dried perfectly fine for some reason.
Monday, September 24, 2012
Sticky icing is my most dreaded issue with royal icing. I have only had it happen a few times, but each time is just as dramatic as the last. I have only had this happen with red, black, and white, and I think it stems to using too much food coloring. Seeing as I only have this happen at the 11th hour when I need my cookies done immediately and I usually am coloring black icing at 11:30 at night...thus needing to use a ton of color to get the depth, I have concluded this is the issue. I am sure there are other reasons too, but for me, this seems to be the main culprit.