Frosting and Icing Recipes

Find recipes for cake frosting, cupcake frosting, cookie icing, fondant, and dessert glazes.

Community Picks

Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 1632
This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.

Homemade Whipped Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 1185
This recipe shows how to make basic whipped cream. For best results, make sure the whisk and bowl are ice cold.

Chocolate Ganache

Rating: 5 stars 1164
Rich chocolate ganache adds bakery shop appeal to all your baked goods.

Perfect Lemon Curd

Rating: 4.5 stars 532
Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd, perfect with scones and tea.

Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2267
Fluffy peanut butter frosting is great on fudge brownies and chocolate cake.

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2402
Rich and creamy 5-ingredient chocolate buttercream that's simple to make.

Sugar Cookie Icing

Rating: 4.5 stars 3747
This quick and easy sugar cookie icing recipe uses simple ingredients.

Homemade Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 53
This is a simple recipe and makes a perfect homemade chocolate frosting every time!

Best Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 345
This recipe lives up to its name — a classic, simple, decadent frosting.

Vanilla Chantilly Cream

Rating: 5 stars 13
This sweetened whipped cream with vanilla is super smooth and delicious.

Inspiration and Ideas

How To Make Frosting
Get tips for making creamy frosting that is sturdy enough to hold up as decorations on cakes and cupcakes, as well as smooth, pipe-able icing for cookies or as glazes.
Caroline's Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Rating: Unrated 406
"Perfect. Just the right amount to frost a double-layer 9-inch cake." – hmeservy
Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting
Rating: 4.5 stars 1790

A decadent whipped cream and cream cheese frosting for your favorite cake.