frosting

Green Fairy Icing

Ingredients:1 cup sugar1/4 cup water2 egg whites1 tablespoon absinthe2 drops green food dyepinch salt Directions:Beat the egg whites and salt to soft peaks using an electric mixer. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it reaches soft ball stage […]

Fluffy Rhubarb Frosting

Ingredients:1 cup sugar1/4 cup water2 egg whites1 stalk rhubarb, chopped* 1/2 teaspoon vanillapinch salt Directions:Beat the egg whites and salt to soft peaks using an electric mixer. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring sugar, rhubarb and water to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it reaches soft ball […]

Chocolate Malt Frosting

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups confectioner’s sugar 1/2 cup dutch process cocoa 1/4 cup malted milk powder* 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 3 tablespoons milk Directions: In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and the malted milk powder. Add the remaining ingredients and beat until smooth. **Make sure you […]

Chocolate Rum Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 1 1/2 tablespoons dutch process cocoa 1 tablespoon good rum Directions: In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients until smooth. Use to frost cool cupcakes or cake. My thoughts: Chocolate and rum are a great pair […]

Fluffy White Frosting

Ingredients:2 cups sugar1/2 cup water4 egg whites1 teaspoon vanillapinch salt Directions:In a medium saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it reaches soft ball stage (when a drop of the syrup forms a soft ball when dropped in cool water)while continuing to stir […]

Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar1 teaspoon peppermint extractfood coloring, optional Directions:In a large bowl, beat together all ingredients until well blended. Frost on cooled cupcakes or cake.

Vanilla to Chocolate Icing

Ingredients: 3 cups confectioner’s sugar 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup milk, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 to 1/2 cup cocoa Directions: In a large bowl, cream together the vanilla, butter and sugar. Add milk, beat until spreading constancy. Frost as many cupcakes as you want […]

Caramel Frosting

Ingredients:1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: In a medium saucepan, melt the butter then add the milk and brown sugar. Bring to a boil and continue to boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat, and whisk […]

Pineapple Cream Cheese Icing

Ingredients:6 oz block cream cheese, at room temperature1 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar1/3 cup pineapple juice1/3 cup sweetened, flaked coconut Directions: In a medium bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar, cream cheese and pineapple juice throughly . Frost on cooled cake or cupcakes. Sprinkle with coconut. My thoughts: I developed this recipe to […]

Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 3 oz block cream cheese, at room temperature 2 oz unsweetened baking chocolate 2 tablespoons butter Directions: In a small saucepan, melt butter and chocolate together, whisking occasionally. Pour into a medium sized mixing bowl and allow to cool. Add cream cheese and mix […]