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White Chocolate Sour Cream Ganache

  Posted by ycknits I've seen comments in forum entries about how to make white chocolate ganache using sour cream instead of whipping cream. I searched every which way, but could not come up with the ratio. So, after digging around on the web and finding small quantity recipes, here is what I came up with for a larger batch. It doesn't even require measuring the ingredients. I prefer this recipe to standard white chocolate ganache because it is not so sweet (and so delicious that you will want to eat it with a... read more

Shelf stable cream cheese icing

Posted by SugarQueenie I have a client who has requested a red velvet/cream cheese cake with fondant. As we all know, fondant hates the fridge and cream cheese can't stay out for more than a few hours. I came up with this recipe to meet the needs of this client. I got rave reviews and no one could tell the difference (although I could slightly). This may have been done before, but hopefully this helps someone. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1 cup hi ratio shortening 1.5 cups shelf stable cream cheese filling 2 lbs powdered sugar 2... read more

Vegan "Buttercream" w/ Optional Flavorings

Posted by sadiepix This is a vegan icing recipe that does not rely on non-hydrogenated shortening alone. Simple and easy, thanks to the vegan products you can find today. Easy to flavor as you like and holds up very well. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1 container Earth Balance Spread 4-8 cups of powdered sugar (depending on the consistency you want) Directions Whip the spread until creamy, then add sugar until you reach the consistency you desire. Flavor as you prefer. Flavor of choice options- Vanilla- add 2-3 tsp extract... read more

Small Batch Corn Syrup Rolled Fondant

Posted by Kimbecupcake This make just a small amount of rolled fondant and you do not need glucose. It is great for covering cookies or cupcakes. If you do not have glycerin look for it in a craft store that sells cake decorating supplies. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 3 teaspoons unflavored gelatin (Knox) 3 tablespoons boiling water 1/2 cup white corn syrup 2 tablespoons glycerin 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 6 cups powdered sugar Directions 1. In a small bowl, combine boiling water with the gelatin. Stir for two... read more

Maple, Date, Almond Icing

Posted by Kimbecupcake This simple, great tasting icing recipe is from my Icing ebook called " Icing Only" and it is taken from the "High Fiber Icings" section. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1 cup dates 1 cup water 1 cup ground almonds 4 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1/2 tsp maple flavoring Directions 1. Place the dates and water in small saucepan and cook for 10 minutes or until the dates are very soft. 2. Let cool, then place them in a food processor and add the rest of the ingredients. Process until the icing is... read more

Best Ever Red Velvet Cake Frosting

Posted by Kimbecupcake This is one of the best icing recipes for Red Velvet Cake I have ever tasted. It is not too sweet but has a nice cream cheese flavor. It basically a cooked pudding mixed into a cream cheese icing but don't let that scare you. It is really worth the effort. It is from a new icing ebook called "Icing Only" by Kim Knott. Be prepared to share this recipe. People will beg you and offer you things if you give it to them. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1 cup 2% milk 4 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup cream cheese 1 1/2... read more

Flesh coloured fondant/sugar paste

Posted by Lesley29 I was worried about getting just the right colour for the flesh for this cake but I was really pleased with the outcome Ingredients Amount Ingredient 4 parts ivory fondant/sugar paste 1 part chocolate fondant/sugar paste Directions just knead them together until they combine into a perfect colour 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

White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Posted by eclmdl I just completed another successful order of cupcakes and love this frosting so much I just had to share it. I love the taste and consistency and also the fact that I can get all the ingredients at my local grocery store, no specialty shortening or chocolate. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1/2 Cup Butter (I use salted to help cat the sweetness) 1/2 Cup Golden Crisco ( I have not tried with regular Crisco) 2 Cups Confectioners Sugar 6 Ounces White Chocolate ( I use Bakers), melted and completely cooled 1-3... 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

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