Cookie Dough Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 24   1 package yellow cake mix (regular size) 1 cup milk 3 eggs 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tube (16-1/2 ounces) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough FROSTING: 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips   Directions for Cookie […]

Amaretto Butter Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 80 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 3 to 4 tablespoons heavy whipping cream 2 to 3 tablespoons Amaretto Directions for Amaretto Butter Frosting In a small bowl, beat confectioners’ sugar and butter. Add 3 tablespoons cream and 2 tablespoons Amaretto; beat until smooth. Add remaining cream and Amaretto if needed to achieve […]

Rich Buttercream Frosting Recipe


  INGREDIENTS serves : 80   1 cup butter, softened 8 cups confectioners’ sugar 6 tablespoons milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Food coloring, optional   Directions for Rich Buttercream Frosting Recipe In a large bowl, beat butter, confectioners’ sugar, milk and vanilla (frosting will be thick). Add food coloring if desired. Yield: 5 cups. BACK TO FROSTING / ICING

Winter White Filling or Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 48 4 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped 6 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon butter, softened 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice FOR USE AS A FROSTING: 12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped 18 ounces cream cheese, softened 3 tablespoons butter, softened 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice Directions for Winter White Filling or Frosting TO MAKE FILLING […]

Spice Cupcakes with Mocha Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 16 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg 1/2 cup buttermilk FROSTING: 1-3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon baking cocoa 2 tablespoons strong brewed coffee 1 tablespoon butter, softened 1/4 […]

Spice Cupcakes with Mocha Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 16 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg 1/2 cup buttermilk FROSTING: 1-3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon baking cocoa 2 tablespoons strong brewed coffee 1 tablespoon butter, softened 1/4 […]

Buttercream Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 16 1 cup butter, softened 8 cups confectioners’ sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk   Directions for Cake with Buttercream Frosting In a bowl, cream butter. Beat in sugar and vanilla. Add milk until frosting reaches desired consistency. Yield: about 4 cups. For Chocolate Frosting: Substitute 1/2 cup baking cocoa for 1/2 cup of […]

Vanilla Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 16   2 cups confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons butter, softened 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions for Cake with Vanilla Frosting In a bowl, combine the sugar, butter, milk and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Spread over bread. Yield: 1 cups. BACK TO FROSTING / ICING

Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 16   3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 large) 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup chopped unsalted pistachios, toasted CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: […]

Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting


  INGREDIENTS serves : 16   3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 large) 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup chopped unsalted pistachios, toasted CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: […]