Chocolate Frosting Chocolate frosting is always a favorite and our 5-star recipes will sure to be the "icing on the cake". Try a traditional chocolate buttercream, a whipped cream version, or the popular 1 minute chocolate frosting
Creamy Cream Cheese Cream cheese frosting is the traditional frosting for carrot cake, but it goes great on lots of other cake flavors as well.
Final Touches If you're looking to add some additional decor to your desserts, try some of these recipes for pretty items like candied rose petals, colored sugar, and chocolate leaves.
Fondant: This is an icing made of sugar syrup and glucose, which is cooked to a specific temperature and then kneaded to a smooth, soft paste. This paste can then be colored or flavored and used as an icing for cakes and petit fours.
icing: a sweet covering or filling such as buttercream or ganache; used for cakes and pastries; also known as frosting.
Helpful frosting, icing, and cake decorating Hints
Creamy Frosting: If you add a pinch of baking powder to powdered sugar when making frosting, it will stay creamy and not harden or crack.
Frosting (Icing) Sticking to Knife: To prevent icing from sticking to your knife whilst spreading on the cake, occasionally dip the knife into hot water, shaking off the excess.
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