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Rich chocolate fudge Frosting (Crusting)

Posted by Crraziegirl This lovely, thick and rich frosting is great to work with, crusts well and has been a favourite of all my friends and those who have asked for cakes to be made. This is what I frosted the 3 tier chocolate cake with pink roses (I added some brown food colouring to darken the brown of the frosting on that cake)For a vegan frosting use a vegan marg and water can be used in place of the milk with little change in flavour. All measurements are US cup sizes.Ingredients1/2 cup butter 1/3 cup light Karo syrup (or Golden syrup) 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp.... read more

Deb Miller's Vanilla Marshmallow Fondant

By debm1 About This Recipe: This is my recipe for Vanilla Marshmallow Fondant. It's very smooth to work with, drapes beautifully, and tastes somewhat like candy corn. I've been asked for the recipe, so I figured I'd finally write it down and share it. It's color is a perfect match to my homemade butter cream. It is not a bright white...more an ivory. It has more ingredients than many recipes, might take a little longer to make, but it is worth it. Enjoy! ….This recipe makes about 3 lb. 13 oz. fondant. Recipe Doubles well.     Ingredients:   1/3 cup -... read more

Marzipan (This is the recipe that i'm using for my cake decorating) :)

By [Nashwa] About This Recipe:       Hi, this is the recipe i'm using its so stretchy and it tastes great,,you can use Wilton powder which is the raw egg alternative..   Ingredients: 2 cups granulated sugar 1/8 tsp cream of tartar 4 cups ground almonds (or almond meal) 2 egg whites Powdered sugar for dusting Preparation: 1. Prepare a workspace by sprinkling powdered sugar over a marble slab, wooden cutting board, or large baking sheet. Fill your sink or a large bowl with cold water. 2. Place the sugar and 2/3 cup water in... read more

Puertorican Shortbread Cookies

By [PR_11] About This Recipe: This are cookies from my island Puerto Rico, they are called " Mantecaditos" with Guava in the center . They taste really good ..saben deliciosos    Ingredients: 1/2 cup - Vegetable Shortening ( Manteca Vegetal ) 1/2 cup (1 stick ) - Butter ( Mantequilla ) 1 cup - Sugar ( Azúcar ) 2 cups - All P. Flour ( Harina Todo Uso ) 1 tsp - Vanilla or Almond Extract ( Extracto de Vainilla o Almendra ) Pinch - Baking Powder ( Pisca de B. Powder ) 1 Egg Yolk ( Yema) Food Coloring ( Colorante Para Comida)     Directions:Preheat Oven to... read more

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Posted by sarahnash_14 A great-tasting cake that's really easy to do (I've done it as a beginner and I've gotten great results). It's also great for cupcakes. Of all the cakes I've made, this is the one I like best.   INGREDIENTS Butter (337.5 g / 1 1/2 cups) Cream Cheese (225 g / 1 bar) White Sugar (565 g / 3 cups) Eggs (375 g / 6 pcs) Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) All-Purpose Flour (340 g / 3 cups) Salt (1 tsp) Rum (3 tbsps)   DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat the oven to 350 deg F / 177 deg C. Grease and line two 8" round pans. 2. Cream butter and cream... read more

The Best Tres Leches Cake

Posted by mamapastel This recipe is the best thing that has ever happened to me! I have used this recipe to make my cousins wedding cake! The Best Tres Leches Cake Ingredients 1 3/4 C all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 6 eggs seperated 1 1/4 C sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla  Soaking liquid 1 can evaporated milk (12oz) 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14oz) 1/3 C heavy cream   Instructions   1. Heat oven to 350. Coat 10 inch round springform pan... read more

Fuzzy Navel Cake II

Posted by Anonymous My mother makes this on occasion. It doesn't have layers or whipped topping, but it is very good. Mildly sweet, and not too rich. Very good! Fuzzy Navel Cake II Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can sliced peaches, with juice 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup peach schnapps 1/4 cup orange juice 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix 1 (3 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix 4 eggs 2/3 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar 1/4 cup melted margarine Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175... read more

Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Posted by partiqueen I get rave reviews from chocolate lovers with this recipe. Ingredients: Amount Ingredient 2 - 12 oz pkg Giardelli Semi Sweet Chocolate pieces 1 pint heavy cream 1 tsp vanilla 4 c Confectioner Sugar 1/4 c unsalter butter 1/4 c Crisco shortening 1/4 c milk Directions: Heat heavy cream in microwave for 3 mins. Add chocolate pieces and mix till smooth.... read more

Chocolate Marshmallow Fondant

Posted by Kimbecupcake It tastes good and handles very well so I have decided to share it. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 5 cups colored miniature marshmallows 4 cups white miniature marshmallows 1/4 cup water 5 1/4 cups icing sugar 1 1/2 cups cocoa powder Directions 1. Place marshmallows in a microwave safe bowl then add the water and stir with a fork. 2. Microwave for 2 minutes, stirring after one minute. 3. While the... read more

Simple Buttercream Icing

Posted by MrsMcAteer This is a recipe that was given to me by my Aunt, who used to own a bakery and has been decorating cakes for years. The icing is very easy to use, and can easily be thickened by adding a bit of powdered sugar to make it easier to mold into shapes and such. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1 Cup Butter 1 Cup Shortening (Crisco US/ Trex UK) 2 Lbs. Powdered/Icing Sugar 1-2 Tbsp Flavour... read more

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