Cake is great, but most of the time, it needs frosting to go on it. Here are 10 absolutely amazing icing recipes for you to use for your cakes and cupcakes.
1. Source: Tikkido
This salted caramel buttercream icing recipe is insanely delicious.
2. Source: Wicked Good Kitchen
This amazing orange cream cheese icing recipe reminds me of an orange creamsicle.
3. Source: Eazy Peazy Mealz
What’s the perfect topping for a great chocolate cupcake? Fabulous peanut butter frosting, of course.
4. Source: Sally’s Baking Addiction
The secret to REAL strawberry flavor in this amazing strawberry frosting recipe? Freeze dried strawberries.
5. Source: American Heritage Cooking
Have you ever had Italian meringue buttercream? Yeah, it’s more work than American buttercream, but holy cow, is it amazing and totally worth it. So light, fluffy, and decadently perfect. Plus, it freezes really well for use later.
6. Source: Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen
Ok, so maybe peanut butter buttercream isn’t the only option for topping chocolate cupcakes. Coffee buttercream icing sounds pretty amazing, too.
7. Source: Tikkido
Love the succulent and cactus trend? Whip up a batch of prickly pear cactus icing, with REAL prickly pear juice concentrate! The pink color is all natural, too.
8. Source: The Welch Cupcakery
Want something really decadent? Make this easy chocolate ganache as a cupcake frosting.
9. Source: Baking Mischief
This marshmallow icing recipe actually toasts. How glorious is that?
10. Source: I Wash You Dry
Amp up the flavor of buttercream with this fluffy brown sugar icing recipe.