16 Best Frosting Recipes – Icing Ideas For Cakes and Cupcakes

Frosting recipes icing cakes cupcakes

Making cakes or cupcakes is easy, but making them look appealing needs some extra effort. Decorate your cakes and cupcakes with these awesome icing and frosting recipes.

 

7-minute frosting recipe

7-minute Frosting Recipe

This frosting turns out fluffy and meringue-like. Almost like a trip to the clouds.

 

Royal icing recipe

Royal Icing Recipe

Fake your domestic goddess- this icing is beautiful and easy!

 

Buttercream frosting recipe

Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Who said a yummy frosting had to be hard to make? Not us!

 

Caramel frosting recipe

Caramel Frosting Recipe

After you eat this yummy, super-sweet frosting, you may need to call your dentist!

 

Classic Chocolate Frosting Recipe

Classic Chocolate Frosting Recipe

A simple chocolate frosting recipe even the domestically-challenged hostess can make.

 

Dark chocolate frosting

Dark Chocolate Frosting

Any baby shower cake will taste better iced with this rich dark chocolate frosting.

 

Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

Top chocolate cake, white cake or brownies with this rich frosting.

 

Coconut Pecan Frosting Recipe

Coconut Pecan Frosting Recipe

Similar to the coconut pecan frosting you buy in the store, only much better!

 

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

You can use this delectable frosting to top any cake.

 

Basic White Cake Frosting Recipe

Basic White Cake Frosting Recipe

This frosting will take you one step closer to creating the perfect baby shower cake.

 

Cake Decorating Gel Recipe

Cake Decorating Gel Recipe

Personalize your baby shower cake like a pro.

 

Chocolate Curls Recipe

Chocolate Curls Recipe

These ribbon-like curls will add an elegant touch to your baby shower cake.

 

Frosting Recipes Around The Web

American Buttercream Frosting

American Buttercream Frosting

This classic American is a very sweet, classic frosting that pairs well with most any flavor of cupcake.

 

Fudge Icing

Fudge Icing

It’s super rich, soft and creamy but it’s also affordable because it’s made with cocoa powder versus real chocolate.

 

Red Velvet Frosting

Chocolate Cupcake With Red Velvet Frosting

You can also use this frosting for red velvet cake or decorate red velvet cookies. It’s a perfect match for a color themed baby shower.

 

Basic Icing/Frosting Piping Techniques 

Also, if you need some tips on how to pipe frosting onto the cakes or cupcakes, there is a nice tutorial here by Niner.

Frosting Piping Techniques for cake and cupcake decorating

Have fun!

 

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Alexandra Peterson

Alexandra is a writer and a volunteer actress for a local amateur theater based in Seattle, WA. Her mission is to complete as many different volunteer activities as possible. Alexandra’s specializations include volunteering non-profits, the entertainment industry, eating yummy vegetarian stuff, and all things green including spinach.

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