Seven-Minute Frosting

Yield: about 2  1/2 cups Recipe: 97/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 150     The next cake I planned to make was the delicious-looking coconut cake, so of course I had to make this seven-minute frosting to accompany it. I whisked the frosting by hand (but barely made it!) and was surprised by how well it … Continue reading

Maple Meringue Frosting

Yield: about 2 ½ cups Recipe: 94/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 152     An earl grey chiffon cake with maple meringue frosting evidently calls for… maple meringue frosting. I thus made this lovely frosting recipe and was surprised by the fact that I could do it and furthermore that it was delicious (and not too … Continue reading

Caramel Frosting

Yield: 2  1/2 cups frosting Recipe: 23/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 144    For my sister’s 18th birthday I wanted to make her a special cake. She has quite the sweet tooth and I was consequently looking for a sweet and ideally chocolatey dessert. As I flipped through the pages of my favorite cookbook, I … Continue reading

Fudge Frosting

Yield: about 2  1/2 cups, enough to cover a 3-layer 8-inch cake Recipe: 13/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 142    As mentioned in my previous post, I volunteered to make a cake and cookies for a colleague’s birthday. However, I could not for the life of me decide on which cake to make. The cake … Continue reading