Frosting and Icing Recipes

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

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Whipped Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 1183
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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Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 1627
This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.
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Chocolate Ganache

Rating: 5 stars 1164
Rich chocolate ganache adds bakery shop appeal to all your baked goods.

Homemade Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 48
This is a simple recipe and makes a perfect homemade chocolate frosting every time!

Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2265
Fluffy peanut butter frosting is great on fudge brownies and chocolate cake.

Perfect Lemon Curd

Rating: 4.5 stars 522
Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd, perfect with scones and tea.

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2399
Rich and creamy 5-ingredient chocolate buttercream that's simple to make.
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Best Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 339
Best chocolate frosting recipe I've found!

Sugar Cookie Icing

Rating: 4.5 stars 3747
This quick and easy sugar cookie icing recipe uses simple ingredients.

Inspiration and Ideas

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 406
"Perfect. Just the right amount to frost a double-layer 9-inch cake." – hmeservy
Vanilla Chantilly Cream
Rating: 5 stars 13

This sweetened whipped cream with vanilla is super smooth and delicious.