German Buttercream

This German buttercream is used on cakes or cupcakes. It is not so sweet like buttercream, some people prefer German buttercream to normal buttercream. Ingredients: 250ml Custard 70ml Sugar 226g Unsalted Butter at room temperature 1/4 Teaspoon Salt Method: Using an electric mixer mix together the butter and sugar until creamy and fluffy. Add in…

Easy Chocolate Ganachè

I came across this recipe and this is the easiest ganachè recipe to make. From beginners to experts and even starting homecooks alike that is only starting to learn the basics. In a glass bowl, add in 500g 70% dark chocolate chopped up finely. Set aside. On the stove top on in a pan add…

The Perfect Vanilla Buttercream

I came across this recipe when my sister in-law gave me a recipe book for Christmas with some lovely recipes and also tips. I came across this buttercream recipe, and haven’t used any other recipe since. I use this recipe for decorating cakes and cupcakes to everything in between too. This buttercream recipe is airy,…

Lemon Curd Buttercream

With this easy buttercream recipe, you can make it quickly when you want to apply it onto cupcakes or cakes. You can also replace the lemon curd. Ingredients:3 Tbs Butter at Room Temperature3 Tbs Lemon Curd240ml Sifted Icing Sugar Method:In a mixing bowl, add in the butter and sifted icing sugar. Using a spatula fold…

Different Types of Icing

Buttercream Icing: The most well known icing we get is buttercream icing. This icing is made of butter, vanilla essence, icing and if you would like to add some milk as well. Royal Icing: Then we get royal icing, this icing sets more quickly because of the egg whites. It makes cakes have a more…

Lemon & Caramel Buttercream

Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 Cup Icing Sugar 25ml Butter at room temperature 2 Tbs Lemon Juice 10ml Caramel 10ml Shortening 5ml Vanilla Essence Method: In a mixing bowl add the butter, lemon juice and sugar. Add the vanilla essence and mix well. Add the caramel and shortening while mixing. The buttercream texture must be creamy…