Blog entries tagged frosting

Lemon Meringue Pie Cookie

Last week I was surfing Facebook and found a beautiful lemon tart on Tastemade‘s page. The photo of the lemon pie enticed my tastebuds which was no surprise since my absolute favorite pie is lemon meringue (my husband loves my lemon...

Crumbs in the Bakeroom #4: Muffin vs Cupcake

These two terms are interchangeably used to refer to minicakes baked in muffin trays. Some may find this entry not unusual but in case there are those who would like to know, there is a difference between the two. :) Muffins usually use the...

Layered Chocolate Fudge Cake

CAKE 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 3 large eggs 2 1/2 teaspoons pure...

Easy Buttercream Ruffles

Ruffles are everywhere these days, and recently I had a bride want ruffles on her wedding cake. But not fondant ruffles – Oh no, she wanted butter cream ruffles. So I took a few hours to figure them out and I documented the process. Let’s...

How to frost a cake

This (to me) is the hardest part about making a cake, getting that great clean smooth finish. With this tutorial by Whisk Kid, they show you how to frost a cake the best way every, with a scraper. Getting a bowl scraper, metal one, or any kind...

Andes Chocolate Mint Ganache

I searched everywhere for a chocolate ganache recipe using Andes mints and really never found a good one. So, I made my own. It set up to a very nice consistency for me and hopefully it will for anyone else who tries it. I figured I’d go ahead...

Best Chocolate American Butter Cream Icing (Crusting)

Best Chocolate American Butter Cream Icing (Crusting) This chocolate butter cream is absolutely lush and has a nice, rich brown color. It crusts well, so you can use the Viva method to smooth it. It also pipes beautifully. By far my favorite...

Strawberry Mascarpone Filling

This is a softly sweet filling made from mascarpone which is an Italian cheese made of cream and a citric acid base. Because of that, it enhances sweet flavors and pairs well with fresh fruit. This filling can be used to fill cakes or cupcakes,...