Tag: icing

Coconut Mini Layer Cake

Ingredients: for the cake: 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 cup flour pinch of salt for the icing: 4 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup confectioners sugar 1-2 teaspoons dark […]

Triple Raspberry Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup seedless raspberry puree* 1/4 cup milk, at room temperature 1/2 cup olive oil pinch salt 1 cup whole raspberries for the icing: 1/4 cup seedless raspberry puree 1 […]

Apricot Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients: 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 2 cups confectioners sugar 2 tablespoons apricot jam food coloring (optional) Directions: In a large bowl, beat together the vanilla, cream cheese, jam, food coloring and confectioners sugar until smooth. Add more confectioners sugar in 2 tablespoon increments if you want or […]

Cara Cara Vanilla Frosting

Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup cara cara orange juice 4 egg whites 1 tablespoon vanilla pinch salt zest of two cara cara oranges food coloring, if desired Directions: In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, vanilla, zest and juice to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it reaches […]

Oolong Cupcakes with Lavender Frosting

Ingredients: for the cupcake: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar 2/3 cup milk 1/4 cup canola oil 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg, at room temperature 2 bags Tazo Ti Kwan Yin (oolong) tea for the frosting: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup […]

It was a Dark & Stormy Night Frosting

Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup dark rum (Goslings) 2 egg whites 3 inch knob ginger, sliced pinch salt Directions: In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, ginger slices and rum to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it reaches soft ball stage (when a drop of the syrup […]

Ethereal Lemon Frosting

Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice 4 egg whites pinch salt zest one lemon yellow food coloring, if desired Directions: In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, zest and lemon juice to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it reaches soft ball stage (when a drop of […]

Blueberry Vanilla Bean Frosting

Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 2 egg whites 2/3 cup blueberries 1 vanilla bean, split length wise pinch salt Directions: Beat the egg whites and salt to soft peaks using an electric mixer. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring sugar, vanilla bean blueberries and water to a boil, […]