Frosting Recipes

Take your cakes and cookies to the next level with our frosting recipes, including our famous vanilla buttercream. You’ll find royal icing recipes and how-to’s here, too.

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    11 Secret Tricks Grandma Never Skipped When Making Frosting

    Want fluffy frosting for a homemade cake? Try Grandma's timeless techniques that've been passed down generations.

    Cupcake Frosting

    Simple vanilla frosting is a great topper for any cupcake. I frosted 300 cupcakes with this recipe for my wedding...


    Layered Princess Cake

    This magical princess cake will make any party feel special. Whether you're having a birthday party, princess party or baby...


    Halloween Witch Cake

    If you're looking for an extra-special dessert to serve for Halloween, this witch cake will delight all the ghouls and...


    The Easy Chocolate Frosting Recipe You Need to Know

    What could be better than a freshly baked cake topped with rich, creamy frosting? This easy chocolate frosting recipe works...

    How to Make Creme Fraiche Frosting (the Best Frosting You Haven’t Tried Yet)

    If Goldilocks was looking for just the right frosting, she would choose crème fraiche frosting. It’s not too sweet, not...


    French Buttercream

    French buttercream has a custard-like texture and is great if you're going to be piping shapes or decorations. —Taste of...

    German Buttercream

    This German buttercream frosting is super silky and buttery. It's pleasantly sweet, but not overly sweet like some American buttercreams...


    Old-Fashioned Ermine Frosting

    Ermine frosting brings back memories of being in the kitchen with my grandmother. This old-timey frosting was her go-to for...


    BB-8 Cake

    This BB-8 cake is easy to assemble and decorate. A cake mix gives you a jump-start so you can spend...


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    Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

    These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is...

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    Oreo Cupcakes with Cookies and Cream Frosting

    Kids and adults alike will find these Oreo cupcakes irresistible. If you want to pipe the frosting, be sure to...


    Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes

    Decorate these simple gluten-free vanilla cupcakes for any special occasion or holiday. Since the frosting recipe includes cream cheese, be...


    Blackberry Buttercream

    Juicy blackberry buttercream frosting has a stunning color and sophisticated flavor. This frosting works especially well on rich, decadent chocolate...


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    Best Vanilla Buttercream

    Why is this recipe crowned the best vanilla buttercream frosting? With its powerfully decadent vanilla bean flavor and delightfully creamy...


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    Jelly Donut Cake

    Cake. Doughnuts. Now you don't have to choose between the two. Impress your family with this easy jelly-filled cake. Try...

    Raspberry Moscow Mule Cake

    This Moscow mule cake is my favorite cake I've ever made from scratch. It's so moist and flavorful, and it...


    Margarita Cake

    This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes...


    Peanut Butter Bundt Cake

    This peanut butter Bundt cake with frosting is heavenly to me. I use smooth peanut butter, but crunchy would work,...


    Peanut Butter Whipped Cream Frosting

    A luscious peanut butter whipped cream frosting is just a few ingredients away. Try it piped over your favorite chocolate...


    Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting

    This simple peanut butter buttercream frosting makes enough to frost a three- or four-layer cake. For peanut butter-lovers, this is...


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    Frozen Snowflake Gingerbread Cookies

    These snowflake cookies will melt in your mouth as soon as they hit your tongue. Experiment with your favorite colors...


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    Stamped Cutout Cookies

    Rich, buttery sugar cookie cutouts like these never last long at a party. They're one of my favorite homemade Christmas...


    Cranberry Sauce Cake

    This moist cake is so easy to make because it mixes in one bowl. Slice it at the table so...

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    Apple Walnut Cake

    This moist apple walnut cake is perfect for brunch. It gets its appeal from big chunks of sweet apples, nutty...