Frosting is a popular cake topping originating in America. Unlike icing, frosting tends to be bulkier and contain cream cheese, marshmallows or similar.
The sourness of sour cream is a wonderful balance to a sweet chocolate cake, making it richer but subtler too.
This is a quick and easy recipe for buttercream icing. It is useful to decorate just about any cake.
This is the perfect buttercream icing for coating cakes as well as doing decorative borders. Easy to make.
This is a simple buttercream recipe with a pink hue but you can use any colour you like. It is ideal for decorating special occasion cakes.
This is my all time fav icing. It was part of a cake that our family made in the south in the US. Grandma made it for every birthday. Normally this tops a white cake with a custard filling. However, I have added some boysenberry syrup and it turned purple and tasted fabbbbbb. Also, you can leave as is and top with toasted coconut. Enjoy!
This is a great base icing to which you can add colours, or even melt in some miniature marshmallows for marshmallow icing.
Eggs, butter and margarine make this buttercream icing very rich and delicate. Good for all sorts of cakes.
This creamy chocolate icing is made a little bit tangy with the addition of sour cream. Great on chocolate cake.
Sour cream adds a tangy note to a ganache icing. This is perfect whether on cakes or cupcakes or muffins.
This is a delicious and versatile white lemony icing for use on any kind of coffee cake or cupcake.