buttercream frosting

cupcake topped with coffee frosting and a piping bag in the background

Coffee Frosting

If you love coffee, you need this frosting on everything! It's super easy to make, the perfect consistency to pipe on cakes and cupcakes, and it tastes just like coffee ice cream! …

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tight shot of a cupcake frosted with Italian meringue buttercream frosting with several others behind it

Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting

If you want a frosting that's light, pipes like a dream, and isn't too sweet, Italian meringue buttercream is for you! It's rich, buttery, and airy - and a favorite among many bakers around …

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Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

With a lovely strawberry flavor and a naturally soft pink color, strawberry buttercream is perfect for piping on all sorts of desserts. I make mine with pureed fresh or frozen strawberries and a few …

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condensed milk frosting

Condensed Milk Buttercream (Russian Buttercream)

Condensed milk buttercream, also called Russian buttercream, is made with only two ingredients: butter and sweetened condensed milk. It is light, silky, fluffy, incredibly delicious, and pipes beautifully. Most importantly for any home, hobby, or …

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Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita cupcakes, like margaritas themselves, go down smooth. They leave you with just a small tickle in your mouth from the coarse salt and sugar sprinkled on top. They won't get you drunk, but …

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Biscoff cupcakes with cookie butter frosting

Biscoff Cupcakes With Cookie Butter Frosting

These cupcakes are for true Biscoff cookie fans! I fashioned them after the cookies by using brown sugar and a hefty amount of ground cinnamon. Their cookie butter (speculoos) frosting made with Biscoff spread …

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Cream Cheese Frosting in a piping bag near some cupcakes

The Best Cupcake Frosting Recipes

A cupcake isn't a cupcake without frosting! Once you learn how to make homemade frosting, you'll see just how good it can be. Plus, depending on the recipe, it can be so easy to make! …

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Orange frosting on vanilla cupcakes

Orange Buttercream Frosting – Sweet and Tangy

This orange frosting is irresistibly sweet and tangy. It's an easy buttercream recipe with a bold orange flavor from fresh orange zest. Ingredients …

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Cupcake topped with sour cream frosting

Sour Cream Frosting – Tangy and Sweet Buttercream

Sour cream frosting adds a delicious tangy note to the classic sweetness of buttercream frosting. This sour cream frosting won't taste like sour cream, but people will notice its wonderful bright flavor when paired with …

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a group of gingerbread cupcakes

Gingerbread Cupcakes

Loaded with spices and topped with a spiced cream cheese frosting, gingerbread cupcakes are the perfect desserts for Christmas! Ingredients The secret …

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Caramel Frosting on a Cupcake

Caramel Buttercream Frosting

Caramel buttercream is a must-try for all caramel lovers! Don't be confused by the glorious drizzle of caramel in the photo below; this frosting itself is created using caramel and you make it similarly …

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Vanilla frosting on vanilla cupcakes

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

This classic vanilla buttercream tastes so much better than store-bought frosting. It's light, airy, and has an intense vanilla flavor. It takes under 10 minutes to make, so you can easily whip up a …

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Tahini Buttercream Photo

Tahini Buttercream

Tahini buttercream is sweet and earthy with a little salt and a lovely toasted sesame flavor. Jess Touchette shares the details of her recipe below. Tahini, a spread made by blending sesame …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Frosting

Chocolate Banana Frosting with Peanut Butter

This banana frosting made with chocolate and peanut butter combines three great flavors into one fabulous frosting. It's epic! When I developed the recipe, I worried that the banana might throw off …

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Cake Decorated With Pink French Buttercream Frosting

French Buttercream Frosting

Egg yolks give this exquisite buttercream a rich flavor and dense consistency. Perfect for any home pâtisserie, this buttercream is great for covering cakes or cupcakes. …

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