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A Complete List of Buttercream, Frosting & Icing Recipes

Buttercream, frosting, icing, whatever you call it, I’ve put together an extensive list of recipes for you to choose from for finishing your next cake. What’s the difference between buttercream, frosting and icing? Well, there is no “legal” definition of buttercream, frosting or icing (as far as I know). As the name implies, buttercream has …

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Ermine Frosting

Ermine Frosting is the Goldilocks of buttercream. It’s less sweet than American Buttercream and a little sweeter than Meringue Buttercream. This old-fashioned frosting is juuuust right! All About Ermine Frosting: Ermine frosting is known by many names; boiled-milk frosting, roux frosting, Heritage frosting and flour frosting to name a few. Whatever you call it, this …

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American Buttercream Frosting

American Buttercream is a simple yet delicious frosting. A hint of milk and a drizzle of corn syrup make this buttercream frosting especially luscious and smooth. What is American Buttercream frosting and how is it different than other buttercreams? In all honesty I will tell you that this is not my favorite buttercream icing. My …

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Malted Chocolate Frosting

Malted Chocolate Frosting is super easy to make. This rich buttercream is made with whole milk and malted milk powder for a deeply satisfying, old-fashioned flavor. It’s official! I am obsessed with “malting” all the recipes. This old-fashioned product has the most amazing ability to enhance almost any dessert or baked good. I bought a …

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Homemade Nutella – Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Homemade Nutella is way better than store bought. Made with ingredients you can pronounce, this vegan Nutella recipe is dairy and gluten free. Honestly, I don’t really love Nutella. I know that puts me squarely in the minority, but I find the commercial stuff kind of greasy and not chocolatey enough. I guess once you’ve …

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