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Wedding Cake Vanilla Italian Buttercream

Serious Eats Jacqueline Raposo Post a comment

This light and fluffy Italian meringue buttercream is slightly sweet and extremely workable. More

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

Serious Eats Lauren Weisenthal Post a comment

My favorite recipe for making sugar cookies with royal icing comes from the venerable Martha Stewart. It's a classic recipe for perfect sugar cookies, the kind that are light and crisp and perfect for decorating. I recommend using brandy or cognac, which adds a butterscotch note to the cookies. More

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 11 comments

This recipe is inspired by the Chocolate-Covered Hi-Hats from Elinor Klivans in em>Cupcakes! More

Trompe L'oeil Bagels with Cream Cheese

Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

What looks like an innocent enough poppyseed bagel with cream cheese is in fact a clever cover for a doughnut sandwich with buttercream frosting. We won't tell if you don't. More

Swiss Buttercream

Serious Eats Lauren Weisenthal 6 comments

This recipe is extremely versatile and can be used with any flavored extracts. Or, if you prefer to make a natural vanilla bean buttercream, use the seeds scraped from the inside of a vanilla bean. If your flavoring does not impart color, this recipe is great for adding color too. I recommend gel color instead of liquid food coloring, because it contains less liquid and you don't need much to get the results you want. More

Yellow Birthday Cake with Fluffy Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

Tender yellow cake with smooth chocolate frosting, this is birthday cake done right. More

Elizabeth Falkner's Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Serious Eats Liz Gutman 5 comments

This is pastry chef Elizabeth Falkner's recipe. It's bar-none the quickest, easiest, fudgiest frosting I've ever come across. Just make sure you get sweetened condensed milk, NOT evaporated (I've made that mistake plenty of times myself). This recipe makes enough... More

Cakespy: Zucchini Cake With Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Serious Eats cakespy 11 comments

It's not easy being green. It is, however, exceedingly easy to eat green, especially when we're talking about zucchini cake. More

Frosted Sugar Cookies with Lemon Zest

Serious Eats Tam Ngo Post a comment

Cakespy: Spiced Jumbles With Vanilla Frosting

Serious Eats cakespy 6 comments

Jumbles are cookies originally documented as early as the late 1500s in Europe. Since they fared well on long sea voyages, they were one of the first cookies brought over to the colonies. Strictly speaking, they aren't really a remarkable cookie. Made with a basic mix of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour, they're more of an empty canvas, taking their personality from various mix-ins. More

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