Browsing Category Frostings and Fillings

Easy Ganache

“This has to be the easiest ganache to make ever! It is delicious! Enjoy! ” INGREDIENTS: 1-1/4 cups chocolate chips 1/4 cup vegetable oil DIRECTIONS: 1. In a microwaveable-safe bowl, stir together the chocolate chips and the oil. 2. Microwave it for 1 minute, then vigorously stir it until all the chocolate chips are melted. 3. Pour the ganache over a cake and let it…

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Royal Icing (without egg whites or meringue powder)

“Royal Icing is a stiff icing used for decorating and it is usually made with egg whites or meringue powder. Corn syrup gives you the same sturdy icing.   You can stack the cookies without them sticking to each other and ruining the decorations.  I never cared for the taste of traditional royal icing, but I liked the look of it.  This icing recipe tastes delicious, looks…

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Lemon Filling

“I really like this superb lemon filling recipe for cakes, cupcakes, and muffins from Wilton, the company that makes all the great  baking accessories!   It is not overly sweet and it has a strong lemony taste.   No need for lemon extract!   I like cooking the lemon peel with the filling rather than adding it at the end because it softens the peel.  Use…

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Magnolia Bakery Buttercream Frosting, My Version

  “What a smooth, creamy, not sickenly sweet, delicious frosting this is!  Copycat recipes for this famed New York City bakery frosting are everywhere.  This is my version.  I go easy on the confectioner’s sugar and add vanilla bean paste which I think really kicks up the vanilla taste a knotch and I love to see the vanilla bean flecks.  And besides, vanilla is my very favorite…

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