Tag: frosting

Tangerine Frosting with Candied Tangerine Slices

Ingredients:1 1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup water2 tablespoons tangerine juice2 egg whites1 tangerine cut into thin slicespinch salt Directions:Beat the egg whites and salt to soft peaks using an electric mixer. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring sugar, tangerine and water to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it […]

Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

Ingredients:1/4 oz. unflavored powdered gelatin1/4 cup cold water1 cup sugar1/3 cup corn syrup1/8 cup water1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon vanilla paste Directions: In a large bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup cold water. Allow to seep for 10 minutes. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, and 1/8 cup water. […]

Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:8 oz cream cheese, softened1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar2 teaspoons vanilla food coloring Directions:In a large bowl, beat together the vanilla, cream cheese, food dye and confectioners sugar until smooth. Add more confectioners sugar in 2 tablespoon increments if you want or need a stiffer or sweeter frosting. My thoughts: […]

Vanilla Chocolate Swirl Frosting

Ingredients:8 oz cream cheese, softened1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar2 teaspoons vanilla paste1/8 cup cocoa Directions:In a large bowl, beat together the vanilla paste (or extract)cream cheese and confectioners sugar until smooth. Frost 12 cupcakes. Add the cocoa to the remaining icing (there should be about 1/4 left) and beat until […]

Blackberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients: 4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 3 tablespoons blackberry juice (made from pressing and sieving 3-4 fresh blackberries) Directions: In a large bowl, beat together all ingredients until well blended. Frost on cooled cupcakes or cake. My thoughts: This a perfect sweet-tart icing […]

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:4 oz cream cheese, softened1 1/4 cup confectioners sugar1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Directions:Beat all ingredients until smooth. Spread on cooled cupcakes or cake. My thoughts: Tasty, simple icing that is great on spice cake. Quick tip: if it is very hot weather, keep the frosting refrigerated until you are almost […]

Lemon-Thyme Frosting

Ingredients:1 cup sugar1/4 cup water2 egg whites5 sprigs thyme1/2 teaspoon lemon juicezest of one lemonpinch salt Directions:Beat the egg whites and salt to soft peaks using an electric mixer. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring sugar, thyme, zest and water to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it […]

Derby Frosting

Ingredients:4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar1 teaspoon bourbon3 drops peppermint extractfood coloring, optional Directions:In a large bowl, beat together all ingredients until well blended. Frost on cooled cupcakes or cake. My thoughts: Perfect on Mint Julep Cupcakes.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (enough for a layer cake)

Ingredients:3 cups confectioners’ sugar8 oz block cream cheese, at room temperature4 oz unsweetened baking chocolate2 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 thoroughly together. Add sugar and […]

Key Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar1 tablespoon key lime juicefood coloring, optional Directions:In a large bowl, beat together all ingredients until well blended. Frost on cooled cupcakes or cake. Yield:icing for about 12 cupcakes or a single layer cake. My thoughts: I still find a […]