Icing and Frosting Recipes

Mix and match these easy-to-make frosting and icing recipes with your favorite cakes, cupcakes and cookies.

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Royal Icing

Royal icing is a favorite for decorating holiday cookies. This easy-to-make icing can be tinted with food coloring and hardens to a shiny finish when it dries, making it ideal for adding detail to cookies.

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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Espresso powder and a hint of rum transforms this classic recipe into a luxurious, deeply chocolate treat.

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Ganache Frosting

Use this decadent chocolate ganache as a shiny glaze or whip it into a light frosting for any dessert.

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Cream Cheese Icing

Ina’s classic cream cheese icing pairs well with carrot cake, of course, but it’s also great for topping chocolate, vanilla, red velvet or spice cakes or cupcakes.

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Strawberry Frosting

Giada uses strawberry jam to color and flavor this fruity frosting.

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