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 1569
This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.
By Allrecipes Member

Whipped Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 1140
This recipe shows how to make basic whipped cream. For best results, make sure the whisk and bowl are ice cold.
By Allrecipes Member

Sugar Cookie Icing

Rating: 4.5 stars 3701
This quick and easy sugar cookie icing recipe uses simple ingredients.

Perfect Lemon Curd

Rating: 4.5 stars 461
Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd...perfect with scones and tea.

Chocolate Ganache

Rating: 5 stars 1152
Rich chocolate ganache adds bakery shop appeal to all your baked goods.

Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2225
Peanut butter and confectioner's sugar make a fluffy frosting that is perfect for brownies or chocolate cake.

The Perfect Cinnamon Roll Icing

Rating: 5 stars 483
The right icing can perk up any homemade cinnamon roll. Try this recipe for decadent cream cheese icing on your favorite cinnamon roll and you won't be disappointed.

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2369
This creamy buttercream frosting makes enough to cover a 9-inch layer cake or 24 cupcakes with chocolate deliciousness.
By Allrecipes Member

Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 1761
A decadent whipped cream and cream cheese frosting that has everyone asking if they can lick the bowl. It pipes very well.

Lemon Icing

Rating: 4.5 stars 360
This is a superb icing and does not take long to make.
By Carol

Best Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 295
Best chocolate frosting recipe I've found!

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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 403
"Perfect. Just the right amount to frost a double-layer 9-inch cake." – hmeservy