Archive of ‘Frosting’ category

Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

Frosting with chocolate and peanut butter

Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting – It seems like many of you just can’t get enough of the classic chocolate peanut butter combination. It’s like an addiction. When I post a new peanut butter recipe I almost feel like I’m dealing illicit substances in a back alley. You raved about the chocolate peanut butter pairing in cheesecake, cookies, and cupcakes. So, […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

The Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes – Rich chocolate cake topped with a two-toned swirl of chocolate and peanut butter frosting gets dressed up in an edible candy cupcake wrapper. Top it all off with the cutest mini “cupcake” to create the ultimate chocolate peanut butter dessert. This is the perfect recipe for a peanut […]

Cupcake Cake Toppers

Cupcake Cake Toppers – If you want to get extra “oohs” and “aahs” when you make cupcakes, top them with these baby “cakes” made out of candy. Use mini peanut butter cups as the base of these miniature “cupcakes.” They’re fast and fun to make and look adorable crowning cupcakes or full-sized cakes.  I wasn’t really sure what to call […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Frosting

Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Frosting – Hello peanut butter lovers! And chocolate lovers too! This one is for you. We are continuing our quest toward the Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cupcake. Last week we learned how to make edible chocolate cupcake wrappers. This week, we’re getting fancy with chocolate peanut butter swirls. You could make […]

Best Vanilla Frosting

Vanilla Cloud Frosting –  You have arrived at frosting nirvana, a sumptuous balance of lightness and body without a hint of grittiness. My goodness, I’m waxing poetic about a cake topping! I just can’t help it. Put simply, this is the best vanilla frosting ever. The Best Vanilla Frosting Recipe –  You need just four […]

Hawaiian Fluff Cake Topping

Hawaiian Fluff Topping – Let’s dust off the turntables and put on our poodle skirts. We’re taking another trip back in time. Last week we sampled a vintage Chiffon Cake recipe. This week, we’re tasting the topping that all the best hostesses piled on their cakes in the late 1940s and early 1950s.  The recipe comes […]

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting – It’s time for an intervention. I’m saying this as a friend. You need to break up with the canned frosting. Sure it dresses up in that slick package looking like all ready for a night on the town with your favorite cake. However, on the inside — it’s fake. Just turn that tub around and […]

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting – Once you make your own buttercream, you will never want to go back to the preservative-filled canned frosting. This is the best basic buttercream frosting. It takes just five minutes and five ingredients to whip together. Bonus; They’re all real ingredients that you can actually pronounce, no polysorbate or partially hydrogenated vegetable oil […]

Peeps Whipped Cream Frosting

Peeps Whipped Cream Frosting – I’m about to fill your basket with a flock of Peeps recipes. It’s Peeps Week here at Frosting and a Smile. We’ll start with this Peeps Whipped Cream. Then, I’ll share a Peeps Truffle Pie, Peeps Chocolate Caramel Coconut Nests, and Peeping Bunny Cupcakes. If you don’t want to miss […]

Thin Mint Cupcakes with Thin Mint Frosting and Thin Mint Truffle Filling

Quadruple Thin Mint Cupcakes – When you show up to a party with these cupcakes, people will want to give you a kitchen queen, or king, merit badge. The Thin Mint extravaganza starts with cookie-infused cake batter. The cake is so simple your biggest challenge will be to get the pans in the oven before you […]

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