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Homemade Frosting Recipes: 14 Frosting Recipes for Cakes, Cupcakes, and More

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Whether you're making a cake from scratch or want a special garnish on those cookies, there's always a need for an easy frosting recipe. Our collection of Homemade Frosting Recipes: 14 Frosting Recipes for Cakes, Cupcakes, and More has all of our favorites in one place: cream cheese frosting, chocolate cake frosting, buttercream frosting, and more. All you'll have to do is find the perfect dessert to serve with 'em!


Homemade Frosting Recipes: 14 Frosting Recpes for Cake, Cupcakes, and More


How to Make Ganache: Don't be put off by this fancy bakery term; ganache is such a cinch to make you won't believe it! And drizzling some of that smooth, rich, creamy chocolate concoction over any of your favorite desserts will have everyone impressed!

Easy Buttercream Frosting: Once you see how easy it is to throw together this rich buttercream frosting, you'll wonder why you ever bought canned. It's one of our favorite classic homemade frosting recipes.

Mocha Frosting: Who could ask for anything better in a frosting? You might not need to make coffee, too, since it's already in here! Spread this one on some pastries for a morning treat.

Cream Cheese Pecan Frosting: This rich Cream Cheese Pecan Frosting has just the right amount of crunch from pecans and is one of our best frosting recipes for cakes!

Old-Fashioned Southern Chocolate Frosting: This glossy frosting is perfect for topping cakes that you want to fancy up with decorating gel. It's got a southern charm that'll make any cake irresistible.

Fluffy Pudding Frosting: Here's one of those basic hoemamde frosting recipes that goes with so many things it's a must in every recipe box. We know it'll be a "goody" for you.

Vanilla Butter Frosting: I fashioned this one after a frosting I found topping cupcakes at a school bake sale. The rich buttery taste says this is certainly homemade and ready for topping almost anything.

Creamy Chocolate Frosting: Creamy, chocolaty, and so yummy, this Creamy Chocolate Frosting is to die for! You gotta try it 'cause it's one of our best frosting recipes for cakes.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting: We've take a classic buttercream frosting recipe and made it even better by creating a chocolate variation. Chocolate lovers will rejoice!

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting: White cream cheese frosting is always fabulous over chocolate cake. So, with this frosting on a white cake, we get to turn the tables... and it's as good a team as ever!

Sour Cream Frosting: Our "Quick & Easy" homemade Sour Cream Frosting takes only 4 simple ingredients we probably already have on hand. The end result is a fresh-tasting, creamy topping for any dessert.

Buttery Cream Cheese Frosting: Carrot cake just isn't carrot cake unless it's topped with cream cheese frosting. Here's one you'll find yourself using again and again 'cause it works on almost any cake.

Peppermint Frosting: This homemade frosting recipe has a cool, refreshing mint flavor that makes it a perfect topping for after-dinner goodies, especially during Christmas.

Caramel Frosting: Caramel Frosting?! Yup! We know we're used to chocolate, vanilla, and buttercream frostings, but why not go for a change this time... a surprising and delicious one.


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