Frosting and Icing Recipes

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

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Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.7 stars
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This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.
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Whipped Cream

Rating: 4.62 stars
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How to make basic whipped cream. For best results make sure whisk and bowl are ice cold.

Chocolate Ganache

Rating: 4.81 stars
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This is a rich, dark chocolate topping or decoration that has lots of uses. It can be whipped as filling or icing, or just poured over whatever cake you like.

Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting

Rating: 4.64 stars
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The perfect fluffy frosting for brownies or chocolate cake. Sweet but not too sweet. Peanut buttery but not greasy. So wonderful and it won't over power your brownies!!!

Perfect Lemon Curd

Rating: 4.63 stars
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Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd...perfect with scones and tea.

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.67 stars
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I've been using this chocolate frosting recipe forever, and several friends now use it as their 'favorite frosting!' It's smooth, creamy and not-too-dark. I just wanted to share it with chocolate lovers everywhere! It will frost, but not fill, an 8 or 9 inch layer cake.

The Perfect Cinnamon Roll Icing

Rating: 4.82 stars
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After testing many recipes for cinnamon rolls I found that just about any home-made roll can be good if you have the right icing. In too many recipes the cream cheese flavor overpowers the icing. Use this recipe for decadent cream cheese icing on your favorite cinnamon roll and you won't be disappointed!

Sugar Cookie Icing

Rating: 4.5 stars
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This icing dries hard and shiny and the colors stay bright. Choose as many different food colorings as you desire.

Creamy Frosting

Rating: 3.77 stars
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A creamy white icing that looks like whipped cream.

German Chocolate Cake Frosting

Rating: 4.69 stars
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Coconut Pecan Frosting for German Chocolate Cake.

Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.72 stars
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A decadent whipped cream and cream cheese frosting that has everyone asking if they can lick the bowl. It pipes very well.

Lemon Icing

Rating: 4.51 stars
298
This is a superb icing and does not take long to make.
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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.

Vanilla Chantilly Cream

Rating: 5 stars
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This is a sweeter version of whipped cream. It is smooth and satiny. My family loves it on pancakes, chocolate mousse, and just about anything that needs a sweet touch. Enjoy, from my family to yours.