Category: Icings, Frostings, Toppings, Fillings

Butter Cream Frosting

Butter Cream Frosting 100g unsalted butter, softened 3 cups (450g) icing sugar mixture, sifted 1/4 cup (60ml) milk Beat butter in a large bowl until pale, gradually add the icing sugar mixture while beating. Add the milk and beat until well combined....

Buttercream

Buttercream 125g good-quality unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract 185g (1 1/3 cups) icing sugar, sifted 2 tablespoons milk, at room temperature 1. Beat the butter in a small bowl with electric beaters until pale and fluffy. 2. Continue beating and gradually add the vanilla...

Butterscotch Frosting

Butterscotch Frosting 65g unslated butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 40ml milk 1 1/4 cups icing sugar (sifted) Put the butter and sugar in a pan over low heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the milk and...

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting 2 2/3 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs, separated 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Caramel Frosting: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups firmly packed...

Chocolate Buttercream

Chocolate Buttercream 250g softened butter, preferably unsalted 500g icing sugar 1 Tbsp boiled, hot water 1 tsp vanilla essence 1. Beat the butter until soft and fluffy 2. Add the sugar, water and essence. Beat until pale and creamy. Stir 100g melted white or plain chocolate into the buttercream....

Chocolate Cream

Chocolate Cream 2/3 cup thickened cream 150g white chocolate, chopped 300ml carton thickened cream, extra Bring cream to boil in small saucepan, add chocolate, remove from heat, stir until smooth; cool to room temperature. Combine extra cream and chocolate mixture in small bowl, beat with electric mixer until firm...

Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate Frosting 240g (1 1/3 cups) icing sugar mixture 35g (1/3 cup) cocoa powder 200g butter, at room temperature 60ml (1/4 cup) water Sift the icing sugar and cocoa together into a mixing bowl. Add the butter and water, and use electric beaters to beat until creamy....

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache 300g dark or white chocolate, broken into pieces 600ml double cream 1. Place the broken chocolate into a large bowl. 2. Gently heat the cream in a saucepan and bring up to boiling point. Remove from the heat and pour over the chocolate. 3. Leave for 3...

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting 250g cream cheese ( softened and cut into small pieces) 1 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract 1 cup icing sugar (sifted) Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth. Gradually add icing sugar....

Swiss Carrot Cake

Swiss Carrot Cake 2 Tbsp soft white breadcrumbs 2 medium large carrots grated 200g ground almonds 5 eggs 3/4 cup castor sugar 1 tsp grated lemon rind 1 Tbsp lemon juice 3 Tbsp plain flour 1. Butter a 20cm springform pan and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. 2. Beat egg yolks,...

Vienna Cream

Vienna Cream 125g butter 1 1/2 cups icing sugar 2 tablespoons milk Have butter and milk at room temperature, place butter in small bowl of electric mixer, beat until butter is as white as possible, gradually add about half the sifted icing sugar, beating constantly, add milk gradually, then...

Whipped Chocolate Buttercream

Whipped Chocolate Buttercream 100g unslated butter 100g milk chocolate 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup icing sugar (sifted) 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder Beat butter for 3-4 min until smooth and creamy. Add the melted chocolate and beat until smooth. Add the vanilla, the gradually add the icing sugar and...

White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing 100 g white chocolate 1/4 cup (60 ml) cream 200 g cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup (40 g) icing sugar Melt the chocolate and cream in a small saucepan over low heat until smooth. Cool slightly, add to the cream cheese and icing sugar...

White Ganache

White Ganache 200g White Chocolate (finely chopped) 1/4 cup pure cream Put chocolate and cream in a microwave proof bowl and microwave for 1-2 minutes. Remove, mix and repeat microwaving until smooth. Leave for 5 minutes and then whisk with a hand whisk. Best if made a day ahead...

Yoghurt Frosting

Yoghurt Frosting 300g icing sugar 2 tbsp vanilla yoghurt Mix together until smooth....