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Delicious Hershey's Chocolate Frosting

Posted by brookelashea This is something that I came up with on my own after experimenting with different chocolate frosting recipes. Other chocolate frosting recipes just didn't taste all that great to me, so that's why I came up with this one. I use this to frost, fill, and decorate a 3 layer 9-inch round cake. You can reduce to half if you are frosting a smaller cake. Ingredients 4 Sticks Unsalted Butter 6 Cups Powdered Sugar 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract One 12oz bag of Hershey's Milk Chocolate Chips Heavy Whipping Cream-as... read more

Best fluffy simple frosting ever

Posted by southerncross I was searching for frosting recipe to inject into cake ball, and ran across a frosting recipe anonymously submitted on SugarDerby: SugarBlog. It seemed a bit odd because it called for mafking what is basically a roux base. It is simple and uses readily available ingredients so I gave it a try. OMG this frosting is fantastic. Whoever you are anonymous poster, I thank you Ingredients 1/4 cup flour 1 cup milk 1/2 cup Crisco shortening 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Instructions Whisk... read more

Light & Fluffy buttercream

Posted by krumbledkakes This recipe is a little time consuming, but totally worth it imo. It's made with no shortening, for those that may not have it available to them. This is the first recipe I've ever made that didn't taste oily or gritty to me and I think I'm gonna stick with it for a while! Sorry if this has already been posted :) Recipe from http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/fluffy-white-buttercream-frosting-recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup boiling water 1/4 tsp salt (ONLY if using UNSALTED butter) 1/4 cup meringue... read more

Poured Fondant(No Food Processor)

Posted by SweetDelites I found this recipe while trying to figure out how to do petit fours.I've made it twice in the past two days. The second time I used less corn syrup because it was to thick for me. But it covered pretty good. If anyone gives it a go, let me know what you think. Or if it could be better. Ingredients 6 cups powder sugar 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp corn syrup 1tsp almond or vanilla extract Glass bowl Hot water Instructions Place powder sugar, water, corn syrup in a sauce pan, cook on low heat. Stirring constantly until 92... read more

Gimme Some Oven Salted Caramel Buttercream

Posted by cathrynalicia This is NOT my own personal recipe, but is a favorite. Delicious with a white chocolate cake Ingredients 1/4 cup sugar 2 TBSP water 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tsp Vanilla 1/4 tsp Sea Salt flakes 1 1/2 sticks Salted butter 2 cups Powdered Sugar Instructions STEP ONE: Stir the sugar and water briefly to mix over med-high heat. let boil. Do NOT stir. Let it bubble 6-8 minutes or until a nice, rich amber color. Remove from heat and SLOWLY add in cream and vanilla. Stir to mix until smooth. Let set until cool to the touch (about 20... read more

Classic White Chocolate Buttercream

Posted by madcobbler I am a serious chocolate lover so I came up with this recipe to go with a white cake filled with fruit(especially good with Strawberry or Raspberry Filling). It's a nice consistency for icing the cake, borders, and most buttercream flowers.You can easily double the recipe or divide it in half to suit your needs. Ingredients 16 ounces (4- 4oz. bars) high quality white chocolate 1 cup solid vegetable shortening (I prefer hi ratio) 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 2 lbs. (8 cups) confectioner's sugar, sifted 1/4 cup milk 2 tsp. pure... read more

Oreo buttercream

Posted by RnZmom This frosting goes great on the Oreo cupcakes. Tastes just like the creamy part of the Oreo! Ingredients 2 lbs of confectioner's sugar 1 cup vegetable shortening (Crisco) 1/4 cup or 1/2 stick of butter, softened 1/2 to 3/4 cup warm water (start with 1/2 cup and add more a little at a time for desired thickness) 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp butter flavored extract 1 cup of Oreo crumbs made from the reserved sides (without cream) of the cookies (see cupcake recipe) About 30 mini Oreo cookies for garnish... read more

Easy whipped chocolate frosting

Posted by Liya98 BEWARE!!! This was a very general recipe that I made myself in a pinch, so if you want you can tweak the recipe. But is still a very good recipe for on the fly ;) Ingredients 8oz. Tub softened whipped cream( or make your own, I haven't tried it that way yet) 1/2 to 1 C. semi-sweet chocolate chips melted and slightly cold( you can add however much chocolate to the recipe as you like, it just depends on how much chocolate you like) 1/2 tsp. vanilla Instructions Using an electric mixer whip together the chocolate and vanilla. Slowly... read more

Lemon cream cheese buttercream (crusting)

  • by Jesa

Posted by Jesa A kitchen experiment gone right--combining several favorite recipes and a little tinkering along the way yielded delicious results. Ingredients 1 lb cream cheese 1 lb butter 4 t lemon zest 7 T lemon juice 2 t vanilla 4 lb confectioner's sugar Instructions Beat cream cheese, butter, lemon zest, half of lemon juice, and vanilla in mixer until creamy. Scrape down sides and beater at least once and beat again. Add half of powdered sugar and beat well. Scrape down sides and beater. Add remaining lemon juice and beat well. Scrape... read more

Genuine German Icing

Posted by reneewhite1968 My Grandmother handed down her famous German Chocolate Icing recipe to me and I couldn't wait to share it with each of you. Mix it and enjoy. Ingredients 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 1 Cup Half and Half 1/2 Cup Margarine 3 Large Egg Yolks 1-1/2 Cup Coconut 1 Cup Pecans (cookie chopped) 1 tsp. Vanilla Instructions On Low to Medium and in large 2 Quart sauce pot, add sugar, half and half, margarine together with a wisk. Add the egg yolks lightly beaten. Wisk continually until mixture begins to thicken. Remove from stove... read more

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