Category Archives: Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream cheese frosting is the most delicious frosting, tart, sweet, and wonderful frosting that was ever invented on this planet.  It’s my favorite, and it’s so versatile and it goes well with ANYTHING.  I used to only make cream cheese frosting, until some friends of mine grew sick and tired of it.  But me?  Please, I will never get sick and tired of cream cheese frosting. Continue reading Cream Cheese Frosting

Salted Caramel Sauce, or Liquid Gold

I commend whoever invented salted caramel.  It’s pure genius.  Salted caramel has a slightly nutty depth of flavor, along with contrasting salty notes that harmonize beautifully with smooth and luscious melted sugar. Continue reading Salted Caramel Sauce, or Liquid Gold

Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

The funny thing is, this frosting recipe doesn’t even have marshmallows.

Yet, it tastes amazingly and feels like the delicious sugar puffed cubes of goodness us humans commonly toss upon our hot chocolate or mash between our smores.

This frosting can be made in a pinch, and it yields impressive results that’s sure to wow the eyes and tastebuds of anyone that tastes it. Continue reading Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

Vanilla Buttercream, the Honest-to-Goodness Best Recipe EVER

My favorite frosting on this whole wide world is classic Vanilla Buttercream.  I love how it has a remiscent taste of vanilla ice cream, and its smooth and creamy texture.  But, not all Vanilla Buttercreams are made the same, no no no.  Store bought Vanilla Buttercream?  That “stuff” should be made illegal.  Vanilla Buttercream from a cupcakery?  Too sweet and gritty.  (Ahem Sprinkles Cupcakes)   But homemade Vanilla Buttercream, yes PLEASE.  Free of shortening and overuse of powdered sugar, homemade Vanilla Buttercream is truly the greatest.  It can be paired with any cupcake or cake, and it is versatile enough to pipe on beautiful flowers and designs. Continue reading Vanilla Buttercream, the Honest-to-Goodness Best Recipe EVER

How to Attractively Style on your Cupcake’s Dress

Cupcakes without frosting might as well be a person without clothing, completely inappropriate, unappetizing, and just wrong.

There are as many ways to frost a cupcakes as there are outfit choices in the morning.

You could either create beautiful, homespun ridges  with a butter knife;

Or you could get fancy and use a shiny metal tip to elegantly pipe on oodles and swirls onto your cake.

Today, I’m going to show you guys how to create a basic, ice-cream-parlour like swirl on your cupcake.  I’ll be using a mini cupcake for this tutorial. Continue reading How to Attractively Style on your Cupcake’s Dress