Use this tag for questions about preparing, storing or using frosting - a sugary topping for desserts such as cakes and donuts. Frosting is generally thicker and fluffier than icing. Also for questions about techniques for applying frosting to the target baked good.
I'm looking for a frosting that I can leave on the counter (under a cover of some kind) for a few days. What kind of frosting (for a cake or cupcakes) would stand up to this? Update: Ideally, I ...
I have a really good recipe for whipped vanilla frosting that I want to use, but I want to make a chocolate frosting. What kind of chocolate should I add to the frosting to make it a chocolate ...
It seems like the frosting is either an inch of sweetened shortening or just simple whipped cream. The recipes for frosting that I have tried have always been sickeningly fatty and sweet. I do find ...
I bought some printed rice paper decorations (flat circles of rice paper printed with edible ink) for my son's birthday party. I'm not sure what the best way is to attach them to cakes / cookies and I ...
Can shortening (Sweetex or something similar) be added to a swiss buttercream? If so, at what ratio? Thanks!