Category: Icing

KIT: Vanilla Cupcakes and Buttercream Frosting

KIT: Vanilla Cupcakes and Buttercream Frosting

As a pastry chef, I absolutely love coming up with new and special desserts.  I love playing with a base vanilla cupcake and frosting recipe and then adding things to enhance the flavor.  As a mom, I remember baking with kids and while they only […]

American Buttercream Recipe

American Buttercream Recipe

When I began my journey as a hobby baker the very first frosting I used was an American Buttercream.  For those of you not living your lives within the world of cake, American buttercream is what most people call “Birthday Cake Frosting.”   Understanding frosting When […]

American Meringue Buttercream

American Meringue Buttercream

My journey to American Swiss Meringue Buttercream was an interesting decision One of the first things I learned doing cakes in a hot climate was that a crusting American buttercream is not always the best route to go.  I’ve done cakes were this budge was […]

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

My first introduction to swiss meringue buttercream was at Le Cordon Bleu.  I remember it wasn’t overly sweet but still pretty delicious.  I was mostly in love with how it felt.  I’m weird about texture, especially in my food.  I’m one of those people that hate […]