are they the same thing? i have royal icing for icing my sons bday cake. its mickey mouse but ive no idea how im meant to colour it and how to use it lol. i normally go to the bakers for a cake beautifully iced but seeing as kai is now allergic to dairy and gluten and im looking at over 30 quid for a cake which i have to drive about 80 miles round trip to collect i cant afford thast! help please!!!!! im gonna bake the cake this pm then try icing it etc tonight.