Frosting types

Discover a variety of mouthwatering frosting types to take your baked goods to the next level. Explore different flavors and techniques to create the perfect finishing touch for your desserts.
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This easy buttercream frosting can be paired with a variety of desserts. Traditional European buttercream frosting involves heating eggs and sugar over a pan of simmering water and whipping in butter while carefully monitoring for the correct temperature. Our Easy Vanilla Buttercream recipe is equally delicious and much less fussy. It is also the canvas for almost any variation imaginable.

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Elvia Villanueva
Learn the differences between the three most common kinds of buttercream: American buttercream, Swiss meringue buttercream, and Italian meringue buttercream.   What is Buttercream? Buttercream, in its most simple form, is a mixture of butter and sugar that has been creamed together to make a fluffy frosting. Buttercream is used for filling, icing, and decorating … Cheesecakes, Meringue, Pastries, Pasta, Dessert, Desserts, Swiss Buttercream, Swiss Meringue, Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Learn the differences between the 7 types of buttercream: American buttercream, Swiss meringue buttercream, Italian meringue buttercream, French buttercream, German Buttercream, Russian Buttercream, and Korean Buttercream. Table of contentsWhat is Buttercream?Types of ButtercreamGeneral Buttercream GuidelinesAmerican

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Lynda Hudddle
Close up piping Fluffy Vanilla Frosting onto Vanilla Cupcake Baking Recipes, Vanilla Cupcakes, Essen, Pastel, Vanilla Frosting Recipes, Vanilla Frosting, Fluffy Vanilla Frosting Recipe, Butter Cream, Icing Recipe

Recipe video above. This is actually an old fashioned frosting called Ermine Frosting that was traditionally used for Red Velvet Cake. Though not widely known, many consider it far superior to buttercream because its 100% silky smooth, far less sweet and much fluffier - which means you can pipe sky high mounds onto cupcakes and it won't be sickly sweet. The texture is like whipped cream but slightly more dense. But while whipped cream deflates within hours, this frosting will hold its shape…

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Mariah Curtis
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A question I get asked all the time is “What’s the best buttercream?” Or sometimes it’s “What type of buttercream do YOU use?” Well, the answer depends totally on your personal preference and what type of project you are baking. I prefer frostings that are less sweet, and I do a lot of cake decorating, so I most often make Swiss or Italian meringue buttercream. But I might make a different type of buttercream to fill macarons or to frost a simple loaf cake. So to answer those questions…

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Wendy Minor