Frosting and Icing Recipes

Find recipes for cake frosting, cupcake frosting, cookie icing, fondant, and dessert glazes.

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Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 1591
This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.
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Whipped Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 1153
This recipe shows how to make basic whipped cream. For best results, make sure the whisk and bowl are ice cold.
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Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2240
Fluffy peanut butter frosting is great on fudge brownies and chocolate cake.

Chocolate Ganache

Rating: 5 stars 1155
Rich chocolate ganache adds bakery shop appeal to all your baked goods.

Perfect Lemon Curd

Rating: 4.5 stars 492
Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd, perfect with scones and tea.

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2383
Rich and creamy 5-ingredient chocolate buttercream that's simple to make.
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Best Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 310
Best chocolate frosting recipe I've found!

Sugar Cookie Icing

Rating: 4.5 stars 3710
This quick and easy sugar cookie icing recipe uses simple ingredients.

Lemon Icing

Rating: 4.5 stars 366
This lemon icing is quick, easy, and simply superb for frosting desserts.

Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 1774
A decadent whipped cream and cream cheese frosting that has everyone asking if they can lick the bowl. It pipes very well.

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How To Make Frosting
Get tips for making creamy frosting that is sturdy enough to hold up as decorations on cakes and cupcakes, as well as smooth, pipe-able icing for cookies or as glazes.
Caroline's Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Rating: Unrated 404
"Perfect. Just the right amount to frost a double-layer 9-inch cake." – hmeservy