French Buttercream Frosting Recipe
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Light yet decadent, this German Buttercream is the perfect topping to your favorite chocolate cake recipe. Made by combining custard and butter, this frosting is similar in taste and texture to a whipped cream icing. Though it does require some extra work, it will be well worth it in the end! This German Buttercream is also less sweet than traditional frostings, making it a nice alternative to those who enjoy less sugary icing.
Looking to kick your homemade frosting skills up a notch and aren’t scared of a little extra work? Our Italian meringue buttercream frosting recipe is just the ticket. Less sweet than traditional buttercream and not as buttery-tasting as its French counterpart, its dainty taste and airy, rich texture make it an upscale option for both frosting and decorating. Once you learn how to make it, try adding chocolate for an easy flavor option.
This buttercream frosting recipe uses real cream for a decadent taste and velvety, fluffy texture that is lighter than traditional buttercream, denser than whipped cream and ideal for icing cakes and basic medium-consistency decorating with a bag and tip. and cupcakes.
Vanilla buttercream frosting is the traditional choice for bakers and decorators alike. Quick and easy to make, this delicious recipe is well-loved for its flavor and versatility. Our vanilla buttercream frosting is softer and more spreadable than most icings, making it perfect for icing cakes and cupcakes. You can also stiffen this icing if your goal is to decorate your cookies or cakes with pretty flowers or piped messages. Pair with a vanilla cake for consistency or a chocolate cake for a bit of contrast. If you're after a super white cake, this homemade buttercream can also be prepared with all shortening, resulting in a pure white icing.
Looking for a buttercream icing that has a rich and creamy flavor? Well, any way you slice it, Swiss meringue buttercream is very smooth, silky and of course, delicious! This thin to medium consistency icing is perfect for filling layers in naked cakes or icing cakes.
For decorators and sweet lovers who are wondering how to make an animal product-free frosting option, our vegan frosting recipe doesn’t use butter or dairy, so you can have an easy non-lactose buttercream icing that still tastes amazing and holds a great swirl. Experiment with taste and texture differences by using vegan butter spread and plain or flavored almond milk, soy milk or even pea protein milk.
If you like peanut butter cups, you'll love chocolate cupcakes spread with Peanut Butter Buttercream Icing!
Like our vanilla frosting, this light and fluffy chocolate buttercream icing can be easily adapted for decorating or spreading. Perfect for spreading on top of cakes, cupcakes, cookies and other treats, this homemade chocolate frosting offers a sweet and delicious finish you’re going to love. Add more cocoa for a richer chocolatey flavor or use cold brewed coffee for an amazing mocha frosting that would be perfect on any chocolate cake. This easy chocolate frosting recipe can be prepared to a stiff, medium or thin consistency for all your decorating needs.