Buttercream Frosting Recipes
These buttercream frosting recipes will deliciously top off any dessert. Find recipes for our famous cream cheese buttercream frosting, to caramel buttercream frosting and chocolate buttercream frosting. We'll even teach you how to make buttercream frosting flowers.
Cream Cheese Buttercream FrostingThe delicious cream cheese buttercream frosting recipe is a great addition to Angie Dudley's Cupcake Pops.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Swiss Meringue Buttercream with VariationsThis ultra-smooth buttercream is our go-to frosting, especially for piped designs.
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Simple, Yet Amazing Ways to Decorate With ButtercreamDo you wish you knew how to turn a simple cake or cupcakes into a treat worthy of a celebration? Follow Thomas Joseph's step-by-step techniques and you'll see that it's easy than you might think.
Basic Buttercream Frosting RecipeMartha Stewart makes buttercream frosting for her teatime coconut layer cake with Vanessa Williams and her teenage daughter Jillian.
The Trick to Making Swiss Meringue ButtercreamDoes your buttecream frosting always come out super sweet, not so white, and very thick? Well, the answer is Swiss meringue buttercream. It's lighter, smoother, less sweet. and tastier.
How to Use Natural Dyes in Cupcake FrostingLearn how to make beautifully colored cupcake tops with no food coloring!
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Caramel Buttercream Frosting for Brown-Sugar Layer CakeAfter frosting the cake, you will have about 1 3/4 cups of buttercream left over. It can be frozen for up to a month.
How to Pipe a Swirl EffectInstead of tinting your frosting just one color, try Martha’s brilliant method for adding a swirled, candy-striped effect to simple piped designs.
How to Make Buttercream PoppiesFollow our step-by-step photo slideshow to make the buttercream poppies for decorating Orange-Poppy Seed Cupcakes with Buttercream Poppies.
Strawberry Meringue ButtercreamThis recipe for strawberry meringue buttercream from "Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook" is the perfect frosting for White Cupcakes.
Gingerbread ButtercreamMake sure the butter is at room temperature; cold butter will cause the buttercream to have a curdled appearance. Use this to make our Gingerbread Town-Square Cake.
Coffee ButtercreamThis luxurious frosting tops the incredible Mocha Dacquoise Cake that Martha made on episode 612 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Caramel Buttercream for Dobos TorteWe use this caramel butttercream in alternating layers of yellow genoise cake to make our rich Dobos Torte.Video
Strawberry Buttercream Frosting
Fresh strawberry puree is the magic ingredient that turns this buttercream into something extraordinary, perfect when spread a top cupcakes.Recipe
Swiss-Meringue Buttercream for Wavy Flag CakeIf you'll be using the buttercream within several hours, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and set aside at room temperature in a cool environment. Otherwise, transfer it to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to three days. Before using, bring buttercream back to room temperature, and beat it on the lowest speed with the paddle attachment until smooth, about 5 minutes.Recipe
Chocolate Swiss Meringue ButtercreamUse this recipe when making our Gingercake House.Video
How to Make Buttercream FlowersDecorating cakes can be fun, but a bit intimidating. We show you the easiest way to use pastry tips to decorate your cakes and cupcakes with beautiful flowers made from frosting.Recipe
Meringue Buttercream for Gingerbread CupcakesUse this recipe to add piped designs to our Gingerbread Cupcakes.Recipe
Caramel Buttercream FrostingCaramel is surprisingly easy to make and imparts a rich, delicious flavor to this buttercream frosting. Martha made this recipe on Martha Bakes episode 604.Recipe
White-Chocolate Buttercream for Lamb CakeUse this recipe to make our Lamb Cake with White-Chocolate Buttercream.Recipe
Homemade Chocolate-Buttercream FrostingUse this recipe to decorate our Homemade Yellow Cake and Basic Chocolate Cake.Recipe
Homemade Vanilla-Buttercream FrostingUse this recipe to decorate our Homemade Yellow Cake and Basic Chocolate Cake.Recipe
Coconut Chick CupcakesCoat upside-down vanilla-bean cupcakes in buttercream and coconut, then finish with nut and candy details.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
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Sweet Pea CakeA favorite flower of the Victorians, the sweet pea was thought to represent delicate pleasures. Exquisite buttercream renditions of the flower grace this layer cake. A beaded icing "frame" gives them the look of treasured pressed blooms.