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Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Posted by partiqueen I get rave reviews from chocolate lovers with this recipe. Ingredients: Amount Ingredient 2 - 12 oz pkg Giardelli Semi Sweet Chocolate pieces 1 pint heavy cream 1 tsp vanilla 4 c Confectioner Sugar 1/4 c unsalter butter 1/4 c Crisco shortening 1/4 c milk Directions: Heat heavy cream in microwave for 3 mins. Add chocolate pieces and mix till smooth.... read more

Chocolate Marshmallow Fondant

Posted by Kimbecupcake It tastes good and handles very well so I have decided to share it. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 5 cups colored miniature marshmallows 4 cups white miniature marshmallows 1/4 cup water 5 1/4 cups icing sugar 1 1/2 cups cocoa powder Directions 1. Place marshmallows in a microwave safe bowl then add the water and stir with a fork. 2. Microwave for 2 minutes, stirring after one minute. 3. While the... read more

Simple Buttercream Icing

Posted by MrsMcAteer This is a recipe that was given to me by my Aunt, who used to own a bakery and has been decorating cakes for years. The icing is very easy to use, and can easily be thickened by adding a bit of powdered sugar to make it easier to mold into shapes and such. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1 Cup Butter 1 Cup Shortening (Crisco US/ Trex UK) 2 Lbs. Powdered/Icing Sugar 1-2 Tbsp Flavour... read more

Sturdy Whipped Cream Frosting

  "This is a YUMMY whipped cream frosting that is very stable and does not melt at room temperature unlike many standard whipped cream frostings. It also makes a GREAT dip for fresh fruit -- not too sweet, just right! This recipe is GREAT for a stand mixer but will work with any good mixer."     Ingredients: Original recipe makes 5 cups 1 (8 ounce) packagereduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1/2 cupwhite sugar 1 teaspoonvanilla extract 1/2 teaspoonalmond extract 2 cupsheavy cream   Directions: Combine the cream cheese, sugar,... read more

Pink Champagne WASC FTW

Posted by SRumzis Yes, I named this Pink Champagne WASC FTW (For The Win). I did this because I can. ;-) Some of the ingredients may seem a little weird, but that's how I roll. Those purists out there may not like the way I do this, but it creates an intensely flavorful, floral, unique cake that my customers LOVE! If you like this recipe, show me some lovins on www.facebook.com/phoenixcakes . Thanks! Ingredients Amount Ingredient 16.5 oz box Duncan Hines White cake mix 1.75 oz (weigh it... read more

Fresh Strawberry Filling

Posted by cakesmade4u Fresh Strawberrys to fill your cakes with. This was this found in my Land O Lakes Country cook book for a strawberry pie but I use it for filling in my cakes... Enjoy! Ingredients 2-3 C. Mashed Strawberries 1 C. Sugar 3 Tbs Cornstarch 1/3 C. water 1/2 Tsp. Almond Extract 1/4 Tsp. Salt (or small pinch) Instructions 1. Wash and cut the strawberries, holding out 1 cup of cut strawberries 2. Mash and then Measure the strawberries, placing in a bowl (I like mine a little chunky so I don't super mash) 3.Add... read more

Sugarshack's Buttercream for a 6qt Mixer

Posted by pinkbox This post was done with permission from sugarshack which the original recipe was based upon. I was on a mission to get the same beautiful smooth icing that sugarshack has been kind enough to share here on CC. After about 3 disasters, I finally got it! Hoping this will help those of us who may have struggled but haven't quite gotten there yet. First... I have a 6 QT mixer... ratios are different so I had to adjust so the icing goes over the paddle for less air. Steps and ingredients are important. For a 5 QT mixer see her recipe ratio.... read more

Sugarshack's Buttercream Icing

Posted by sugarshack Sugarshack's Buttercream Icing Ingredients 5 generous cups of hi ratio shortening ( I prefer Sweetex) 5 pounds powdered sugar flavorings to taste hot liquid Note: make the liquid by mixing one cup of hot water with one cup of powdered coffee creamer. Use only the amount you need to get the consistency you prefer. Instructions Cream liquids and shortening until smooth. Add powdered sugar in a slow steady stream on speed one. When all the powdered sugar is in there, go to speed 6 until very smooth.... read more

Cocoa chocolate cake

Posted by krissycakes21 This chocolate cake recipe is SUPER easy and makes a great chocolate cake to carve into whatever masterpiece you want to make. You can't go wrong with this baby. Ingredients 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 1/4 cups sifted cake flower 9 tablespoons unsalted butter,at room temperature and cut into 1/2-inch piece 2 1/2 cups granulated white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 4 eggs 2 cups whole milk Instructions 1- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.... read more

Sugar-Free Strawberry Filling

  Sugar-Free Strawberry Filling Ingredients *3 cups fresh strawberries 1 small pkg strawberry sugar free jello 1 cup water 1 tbsp cornstarch 3 pkgs Equal sweetener (or Splenda) *If using Frozen strawberries, first thaw, then drain well. Instructions 1. Slice strawberries into medium size mixing bowl. Sprinkle the Equal over sliced strawberries and stir, being careful not to break up the berries. Let stand while preparing the rest   2. Mix jello, water and cornstarch in saucepan. Cook... read more

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