Frosting and Icing Recipes

Find recipes for cake frosting, cupcake frosting, cookie icing, fondant, and dessert glazes.

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Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 1624
This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.
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Whipped Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 1181
This recipe shows how to make basic whipped cream. For best results, make sure the whisk and bowl are ice cold.
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Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2262
Fluffy peanut butter frosting is great on fudge brownies and chocolate cake.

Chocolate Ganache

Rating: 5 stars 1161
Rich chocolate ganache adds bakery shop appeal to all your baked goods.

Perfect Lemon Curd

Rating: 4.5 stars 519
Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd, perfect with scones and tea.

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 2398
Rich and creamy 5-ingredient chocolate buttercream that's simple to make.
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Best Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 334
Best chocolate frosting recipe I've found!

Sugar Cookie Icing

Rating: 4.5 stars 3747
This quick and easy sugar cookie icing recipe uses simple ingredients.

Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.5 stars 1787
A decadent whipped cream and cream cheese frosting for your favorite cake.
By Allrecipes Member

Inspiration and Ideas

How To Make Frosting
Get tips for making creamy frosting that is sturdy enough to hold up as decorations on cakes and cupcakes, as well as smooth, pipe-able icing for cookies or as glazes.
Caroline's Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Rating: Unrated 406
"Perfect. Just the right amount to frost a double-layer 9-inch cake." – hmeservy
Eclair Cake with Chocolate Ganache
Rating: 5 stars 164

A delicious, creamy filling on top of a light choux pastry gets glazed with a rich chocolate ganache. This dessert sounds fancy but it is so easy to make and it's a definite crowd-pleaser!