Buttercream is one of the most versatile frostings in the delicious world of cake. Not only is it easy, but it is also very forgiving. To make a great buttercream, you need the basics–butter and powdered sugar. After that, you … Continue reading
I obviously love sugar. I wouldn’t bake with so many forms of it if I didn’t. But I despise things that are cloyingly sweet. Which is why I love cream cheese frosting. The tang of cream cheese cuts the sugar taste perfectly.
This recipe is simple, but you can do so much with it. Continue reading
The comments I hear most often about fondant is that it tastes bad or bland. To be honest, for a long time I couldn’t fault such an opinion. Prepackaged fondant, while convenient, is expensive at almost $5 per pound of white–double the cost if you want a strong color, like red or black–and doesn’t have much of a taste to it. So why spend so much money on a product that usually winds up in the trash?