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Vanilla frosting on a lemon layer cake.

Vanilla Frosting RecipesThis page contains vanilla frosting recipes. Vanilla frosting is a delicious choice when making a cake. It is easy to make vanilla frosting yourself the next time you have a cake to frost.


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Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting RecipeFreshen up your cream cheese frosting with some pineapple. This is a page about pineapple cream cheese frosting.


Instant Mashed Potatoes in a bowl.

Instant Mashed Potato Frosting Recipe?Make a tasty cake frosting with a surprising ingredient you can find in your pantry. This page contains a recipe for instant mashed potato frosting.


Woman Frosting a Cake

Cake Frosting RecipesThis page contains cake frosting recipes. There are many kinds of sweet frostings to make to compliment your cake.


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Marshmallow Fluff FrostingThis is a nice fluffy frosting with just a hint of vanilla. It is like a cheater Italian merengue frosting.


cake with Ube Buttercream Frosting

Ube Buttercream FrostingA ube is a purple yam. It has an amazing natural food color, that can make this buttercream frosting beautiful.


finished Coconut Frosted cupcakes

Making Coconut FrostingMake a delicious topping for your cake or cupcakes with coconut flakes. They keep well and the flakes protects the frosting from drying out.


spreading custard on cake

Custard Filling and Frosting RecipeUsing only two ingredients you can make this delicious custard filling and frosting recipe.


DIY Turntable Cake - finished cake

DIY Vinyl Record Turntable CakeA personalized cake decorated with edible candies and fondant to look like a record turntable. This is a page about DIY vinyl record turntable cake.


Easy Buttercream

Easy ButtercreamCombine confectioners sugar, butter, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream to make this delicious and easy to work with buttercream frosting. This page contains the recipe and steps for making an easy buttercream recipe.


mixed frosting

Colorful Lemon Buttercream FrostingUsing lemon extract in place of vanilla in a buttercream frosting is delicious. Use some festive food colors to decorate your cupcakes. This is a recipe for colorful lemon buttercream frosting.


Easy Chocolate Ganache in bowl

Easy Chocolate Ganache RecipeUse this delicious ganache to fill or frost a cake or for making other dessert items. This page contains a recipe for easy chocolate ganache.



mixed sweet potato and chocolate in food processor

Sweet Potato Chocolate Frosting RecipeThis no sugar added frosting recipe contains only two ingredients, pureed sweet potatoes and melted chocolate chips. It is almost guilt free. This page contains a sweet potato chocolate frosting recipe.


Frosted cake with sliced lime on top.

Rose's Lime Cake FrostingA quick frosting or glaze can be made with just Rose's Lime juice, powdered sugar and butter. This is a page about Rose's lime cake frosting.


Kiev cake with light brown cream on wooden table

Making Non-chocolate Brown FrostingGetting your frosting to look brown without chocolate, will require either purchasing a brown food color, experimenting with combinations of regular food coloring, or perhaps something more unique like crushed cookies. This is a page about making non-chocolate brown frosting.


tub of frosting

Coloring Store Bought Frosting?An easy way to color store bought frosting to customize it for your cake or cupcakes, is to use gel food color. This is a page about coloring store bought frosting.


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Making Sour Cream Chocolate Icing?Does anyone know how to make chocolate icing with Daisy sour cream?


Homemade Edible Food Painting pastel lines and the name Paul in fondant

Homemade Edible Food PaintCombine liquid or gel food coloring with a bit of vodka to make a quick and easy to use edible food paint for decorating cakes and such. This page contains instructions and photos about homemade edible food paint.


Garden Basil Lime Frosting

Garden Basil Lime Frosting RecipeTry this delightful minty frosting on zucchini bread for a special treat. This page contains an amazing recipe for garden basil lime frosting.


Real Buttercream Icing

Real Buttercream Icing (with Vegan Option)Real butter combined with powdered sugar, vanilla, and a bit of milk makes one of the most delicious icings you will ever taste. You can easily swap out the butter and milk with vegan friendly ingredients. This page contains instructions for making real buttercream icing (with vegan option).


Buttercream Icing

Simple Buttercream RecipeButtercream frosting is a favorite for decorating cakes and other baked goods. This page contains a simple buttercream recipe.


icing with food color

Two Ingredient Cake Icing RecipeMake a simple, delicious icing using only confectioners' sugar and eggs. This page contains a two ingredient cake icing recipe.


7 Minute Icing

Seven Minute Icing RecipeThis page contains a 7 minute icing recipe. This icing recipe is easy to make, but it does require approximately 7 minutes of whipping or beating while cooking in a double boiler.


Several vanilla cupcakes with white frosting

White Frosting RecipesThis page contains white frosting recipes. There are a variety of ways to make a white topping for your cake or cupcakes.


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Coloring Royal and Buttercream Icing?I love to make my own icings, but when I make royal icing or buttercream icing and color it the icing become too runny to work with. I am using gel food coloring because I had thought the liquid coloring I was using was making it that way. Now it is doing that no matter what food coloring I use.


Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

Marshmallow Frosting RecipesThis page contains marshmallow frosting recipes. The thick, sticky texture of marshmallow can help make a firm, stable frosting.


Seafoam Icing

Seafoam Icing RecipesThis page contains seafoam icing recipes. A stiff, creamy, cake frosting prepared with whipped egg whites in a double boiler.



Cupcake with peanut butter frosting.

Peanut Butter Frosting RecipesPeanut butter frosting can liven up almost any flavor cake. This page contains peanut butter frosting recipes.


Cake Decorating Icing

Cake Decorating Icing RecipesThis page contains cake decorating icing recipes. Having the right kind of frosting to decorate with will help you create that special cake.


Chocolate Frosting Recipes

Chocolate Frosting RecipesMany kinds of cakes and cupcakes are enhanced with this icing. This page contains chocolate frosting recipes.


Royal Icing Recipes

Royal Icing RecipesThis page contains royal icing recipes. Royal icing with its smooth hard finish when dried is perfect for making cake and cookie decorations.


Buttercream Frosting Recipes

Buttercream Frosting RecipesA tasty frosting is essential to making great cakes and cupcakes and buttercream is a popular choice. This page contains buttercream frosting recipes.


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Heavy Icing for Cakes?What is the definition of heavy icing for cakes?


A piece of carrot cake on plate with cream cheese frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting RecipesCream cheese makes a simple, creamy frosting that is an excellent topping on a variety of cakes, sweet breads and cookies. This page contains recipes for cream cheese frosting.


Cake covered in fondant.

Making Homemade FondantThis is a page about making homemade fondant. Fondant covered cakes are very popular right now. If you don't want to buy pre-made fondant, you can make your own.


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Almond Glaze Whisk ingredients together until smooth. Pour over cake that has cooled for 15 minutes.


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Chocolate Cream Drop Frosting Recipe?I am looking for a frosting recipe using chocolate cream drops.


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Fluffy Cooked Icing Made Without Flour?I once had a recipe for fluffy white icing using milk, sugar, and vanilla. It was cooked to a pudding/paste, cooled, and incorporated into a fifty-fifty mixture of whipped butter and shortening.


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Penuche IcingMelt butter in saucepan; add brown sugar. Boil over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in milk. Bring to boil stirring constantly. Cool to lukewarm. Gradually add confectioners sugar.


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Chocolate IcingA great way to save a dry cake. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes on medium-low heat and pour on the cake.


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Easy Company CakeThis is a recipe that I have been making since I first learned how to bake cakes and make icing. And I am not saying how long that would be,but I am wearing my Granny Glasses to write this. I am not saying another word! So you can bet it it is simple.I t is a spur of the moment "Oh boy, we are having company" type cake but I promise you it is good and about as easy as you can get!


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Fudge IcingCombine all ingredients except vanilla and pecans, and stir over low heat until chocolate dissolves. Stir constantly. When it comes to a boil, cook 5 minutes. Beat until thick. Add vanilla and pecans.



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Mocha FrostingCombine ingredients in order listed and beat until smooth. Will frost a sheet cake or 2 dozen brownies.


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Caramel IcingMelt butter and add brown sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, about 3-4 minutes. Add milk. stir until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat.


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Fondant Chocolate Cake?Fondant Chocolate Cake. I'm making a wedding cake and would like to know how to make white fondant chocolate color and flavoring. Can anyone help me with this? I have searched the wilton site and can't find what I need to know


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Light Icing Recipe for Cakes?Light Icing Recipe for Cakes. Now, they often have a light, chilled topping instead. It does not appear to be a Cool Whip type product alone, but it might be Cool Whip mixed with something else. It is a light, cool refreshing taste. Does anyone have the recipe?


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Quick Potato FrostingA quick frosting can be made by boiling a small potato, mashing it with butter, and adding powdered sugar and vanilla.


Buttercream Icing

Simple Buttercream RecipeThis simple buttercream recipe is perfect for icing your cakes and decorating them.


Mixing Royal Icing

Royal Icing RecipeMaking Royal Icing can be a bit tricky, but it is great for making beautiful flowers for your cake. It is important that you follow the recipe and instructions carefully, to ensure a good result.


frosting in mixer

Pineapple Cream Cheese FrostingThis pineapple cream cheese frosting is a fun twist on traditional cream cheese frosting.


7 Minute Icing

7 Minute IcingI would venture to say that from the year 1900 to the year 2000, more cakes baked in the American household were covered with this icing, than with any other. I think '7 Minute Icing' is probably the most popular name for this icing.


Marshmallow Cream Frosting

Marshmallow Cream FrostingOnly recently did I discover the wonders of a Snowball confection. I was in search of a good marshmallow frosting to make my own version of a Snowball, but the recipes I tried were too runny. So, I concocted my own frosting and put it atop a chocolate cake and then topped it all with pink coconut.


Real Buttercream Icing

Real Buttercream Icing (with Vegan Option)Enjoy the eye-rolling deliciousness that only real butter can bring to icing!


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Instant Mashed Potato Frosting Recipe?When I was a child my mother use to make a poor man's cake and she would put potato frosting on it. This frosting was not overly sweet, I have found a recipe for the cake. It was mad with potato buds, but I do not remember the rest. I wonder if my mother made this up?


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Adding Cream Cheese to Peanut Butter Frosting?I make a peanut butter frosting from scratch and was wondering if I could add cream cheese to make the frosting a wee bit more sturdy, yet tasteful.


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Homemade Chocolate Frosting?I need recipes for homemade chocolate frosting/icing please.


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Making a Cream Cheese Glaze?How can I make a glaze out of my store bought cream cheese without using shortening?


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Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe?I want to say you guys printed a set of frosting recipes a while back and 1 of them was peanut butter I am looking for that one again.


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Whipped Cream Frosting Recipes?I am making a cake for a baby shower. I am looking for a few whipped cream frosting recipes for the cake. Not butter cream.


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