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Can You Freeze Frosting? (Plus Tips to Maximize Freshness)

You may think that the best appliance in the kitchen is the oven, but the freezer can actually be a baker’s best friend. The freezer helps you cool hot baked goods faster, save leftovers and can also help you make things in advance and be prepared for any party or occasion that pops up. Every …

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How to Make Cool Whip Frosting Thicker (In 4 Easy Methods)

Cool Whip has long been a favorite topping for desserts. It is light and fluffy and just sweet enough to add flavor. The problem with Cool Whip is that it doesn’t always last after it has been added. When you make frosting, it needs to be able to sit out at room temperature and last. …

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How to Thicken Frosting, Icing, and Ganache

There are so many kinds of frosting and icings out there that it takes a culinary degree to know how to make them all perfectly. If you aren’t a professional pastry chef (or maybe even if you are!), you may occasionally find that your frostings, icings and ganaches are a little too runny or not …

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How Long Should a Cake Cool Before Frosting?

When you are making a cake, you may want to bake it as quickly as possible and get to the fun part- decorating! However, if you rush into frosting your cake, you may be quite disappointed with the end result. The temperature of your cake is very important when it comes to getting the outside …

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8 Creative Ways to Decorate a Cake Without Frosting

Even as a professional pastry chef and wedding cake decorator, there are many times when decorating a cake seems like a lot of work. You have to make the frosting and get it to the right consistency, occasionally dye the frosting, ice the cake perfectly and then constantly switch pastry tips and piping bags as …

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Easy Ways to Make Frosting Without Key Ingredients

Have you ever made a batch of flawless cupcakes or a beautifully baked cake only to find that you are missing ingredients to make some perfect frosting to go with it? We have all been there! You reach for the butter/sugar/flour etc. only to be let down. But you still need frosting to complete your …

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