Easy Way to Make Butter Cream Frosting

How To : Make buttercream frosting for decorative cakes

Edna shows us the basics of making buttercream frosting for professional, decorative cakes starting with the right ingredients. She uses a basic buttercream recipe, but makes sure that she does not over-mix the ingredients. She also explains how she used to use Crisco, but whe ...more

How To : Frost a Cake with Butter Cream Frosting

The first thing that should be done when icing a cake with buttercream frosting is to wrap the cake in plastic wrap and chill it in the freezer. This will ensure that when you trim the top of the cake there will not be as many crumbs. After triming the top of the cake to make ...more

How To : Make delicious peanut butter and jelly cupcakes

Does your little kid love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches? Somehow we're thinking that's a definitive "yes." After all, with the sweet jam flavor, crunchy and salty peanut butter, and light balancing taste of bread, they're sugar and salt all in one, a kid's foodstuff dream ...more

How To : Make beautiful pink roses out of frosting

Dream of one day becoming a world-famous pastry chef, or simply want a quick yet impactful decoration to put on your next cake? Then take a look at this cake decorating video to learn a quick and easy way to make frosting roses. We know you can probably buy these frosting ros ...more

News : Candied Bacon Cake

Not So Humble Pie, creator of yummy cookie lab rats, chocolate atoms and gingerbread scientists (to name a few), brings us a delectable contribution to the world of cake decorating: the candied bacon cake. This cake looks like bacon, and actually tastes a little bit like bacon ...more

How To : Make Guinness cupcakes

Guinness? Cupcakes? Guinness Cupcakes?!? Yes, that's right. Enjoy the best of both worlds with some special and delicious Guinness cupcakes, perfect for the Irish beer connoisseur. Every bite of these cupcakes is incredible. Watch this how2heroes video and you will see the ch ...more

How To : Make Your Own FIFA Themed Cupcakes

Everyone loves cupcakes. And it is so much fun to grab a cupcake bite when watching your favorite FIFA match. After all what is a match without some munchies? So this FIFA, cheer away with your team's cupcakes. They're great to win over a bet or just celebrate your team's win. ...more

How To : Make a delicious carrot cake

Don’t be fooled by the use of a vegetable, carrot cake is a delicious dessert that seems to go hand-in-hand with Easter and spring bakes sales. If you’ve made them before or this is your fist time start out the season with this classic cake. This moist cake will be perfect fo ...more

How To : Make Red, White, & Blue Red Velvet Cupcakes

Fourth of July is near, which means we'll soon be seeing an influx of red, white, and blue flags, banner, and of course patriotic sweets for those who indulge in the foodie side of the holiday. Bake your own red, white, and blue treats by watching this Fourth of July-themed e ...more

How To : Make bubbly semi-tropical flowers

Butter cream frosting isn’t only delicious but allows for great decorating possibilities. It can be a little difficult to create smooth surface to of the frosting if bubbles have created pock marks when laid, but as the video demonstrates you can use a smoothing tool to get th ...more

How To : Make a double chocolate malt shop cupcakes

In this video, we learn how to make a double chocolate malt shop cupcakes. First, make the batter by mixing together malt powder with chocolate chips, sugar, and the rest of the ingredients. These flavors work well together and will make a classic cupcake! Cook these in the ov ...more

How To : Decorate a cake with Italian merange butter cream

Cake decorating is a real art so who better to learn from than from a professional cake artist? This video is full of professional advice and takes you through the process of how to use butter cream to frost and decorate your cake. Donna Imsand, The Cake Artist, shows us how t ...more

How To : Make Homemade Carrot Cake

Don't buy a carrot cake from the store—make a delicious one right in your own kitchen with your own two hands. A homemade carrot cake is always more appreciated and enjoyable than a store-bought one. So try this recipe out! This gorgeous carrot cake boasts three layers. The va ...more

How To : Make a Fourth of July cake

This Independence Day, make a stunning holiday dessert with fondant, butter cream frosting and royal icing. Decorate a Forth of July cake with an American Flag and fireworks in this free holiday recipe video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make a Fourth of July cake. Make a Four ...more

How To : Make coconut cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

Pat and Gina Neely show us how to make delicious coconut cupcakes with cream cheese coconut frosting. Start by mixing the butter and sugar together well. Then add the eggs, vanilla, coconut extract and buttermilk. In a separate bowl mix the cake flour, baking powder, baking so ...more

How To : Make banana cake

Angie is going to show us how to make a banana cake. Start by creaming 2/3 cup of butter. To the butter that's nice and creamy, cream in 1-2/3 cup sugar until the sugar dissolves and mixture is fluffy. Scrape the sides of the bowl to make sure you get everything mixed. Now, yo ...more

How To : Make red velvet Voodoo themed cupcakes

In this tutorial, learn how to make spooky voodoo inspired cupcakes. These are great for Halloween and any other party that needs a little funky factor. Cupcakes: You Will Need: *3 1/3 cups cake flour (not self rising) *3/4 cup (1.5 sticks) unsalted butter, softened *2 1/4 cu ...more

How To : Make a banana cake with gooey caramel icing

Bananas + cake and whipped topping = Foodie heaven. We don't know why we've always loved the combination of bananas and cake/ice cream/whipped anything (maybe it stems from having thousands of banana splits as a kid?), but we do know it's delicious! So put down that used and ...more

News : Mmmmm... Deliciously Deep Red Velvet Cake

I love red velvet cake. The deep, vibrant color. The faint taste of cocoa. The legendary myth behind the recipe. I also love Bakerella. True treasure trove of recipes for dessert lovers. Check it out. Red Velvet Cake recipe, courtesy of Bakerella: 2 1/2 cups all purpose flo ...more

How To : Make cream cheese frosting

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make cream cheese frosting. Rich cream cheese frosting is the perfect complement to decadent cakes, cupcakes, and more. This will make two cups, or enough to frost a two-layer cake. You Will Need * 1/4-c Unsalted butter * 1 8-ounce p ...more

How To : Make a holiday chocolate ganache frosting

See how easy it is to make a creamy chocolate ganache! Chocolate ganache is one of the easiest frostings to make and it only has 3 ingredients! Cream, chocolate and butter. Combine cream & chocolate, and microwave. Whisk your heated mixture, and add butter. Voila! You now have ...more

How To : Make brownies in a waffle iron

Is your waffle iron collecting dust? Plug it back in and use it like never before by whipping up a batch of brownies. You Will Need * 1/2 c. butter * 6 oz. bittersweet chocolate * 3/4 c. sugar * 2 eggs * 1 tbsp. water * 1/2 tsp. instant-coffee grounds or 2 tbsp. brewed coffee ...more

How To : Frost a wedding cake with butter cream

In this video you will see how to apply butter cream frosting to a large circular cake for a wedding or for any occasion that calls for a fantastic cake. You will need a lot of frosting and an adequately sized smoothing tool. It is very helpful to have a platter that turns to ...more

How To : Frost Your Cake Like a Pro

Cake decorating is one of those activities that used to leave my hands sticky and my spirits dampened. No matter what I seemed to do, the final result always ended up looking like a preschool art project. Thankfully, I've discovered a few tips that make the whole mess a bit m ...more

How To : 47 Baking Hacks That You Shouldn't Live Without

Right now is that magical time of year when the general public decides to embrace their inner fattie and get baking in the kitchen. Hello, pies and cakes and cookies and everything carbs. Goodbye, diets—see you in the next year, when you cripple us with unbridled guilt and lon ...more

How To : Make a basic hot milk sponge cake

Try out this basic hot milk sponge cake, which is a kind of egg foam cake, that you can use as a base for any cake art creation. It's super tasty, and you can add anything you want to it. Try it out and see for yourself. A Hot Milk Sponge Cake is a type of "egg foam" cake – a ...more

How To : Bake a simple birthday cake

This is a video that demonstrates how to make a homemade birthday cake. He uses a springform pan and brushes the entire inside with butter and dusts it with flour. He mixes flour and corn flour and puts them through a sieve. Using a mixer, he mixes eggs and then adds sugar, wh ...more

How To : 3 Wacky Ways to Hack Your Pop-Tarts

Pop-Tarts are a pretty iconic breakfast food. And while I'm more of a bacon, eggs, and toast person myself... sometimes a sweet, gooey, artificially-flavored treat is just what you need in the morning. Yet, despite the fact that I do enjoy Pop-Tarts, I've always found them a l ...more

Your Freezer : You're Using That Wrong, Too

Last week, I showed you why your refrigerator is one of the best tools in the kitchen when it comes to saving money and preserving food at its tastiest. But did you know your freezer is another underutilized ally in the cooking game? Chances are, you've been using your freeze ...more

How To : Bake Apple Crunch Muffins

These muffins are a quick, yummy breakfast or a light, delicious mid-afternoon snack. This easy recipe provides you with moist, light muffins every time! This recipe makes 12 large muffins. Ingredients Muffins: 2 cups flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tea ...more

How To : Make butter cream icing

Our favorite Brooklyn home diva, Sarah McColl is going to show you how to make butter cream icing and frost a cake with it. This video follows her "How to make a birthday cake" video, but you don't need to watch both.

How To : Make crunchy chess bars with confectioner's sugar

Despite what their name may imply, chess bars have nothing to do with chess and everything to do with delicious foodie goodness. These chess bars are made from a blend of cream cheese, butter (of course), and yellow cake mix and the result is a crunchy but light dessert. To l ...more

How To : Make parmesan cream crackers with Mark Bittman

This recipe by chef Mark Bittman is an all-around crowd pleaser: it's easy to make, rich tasting, and can be made in abundance just in case a gaggle of friends comes over unexpectedly and you have to entertain. Bittman uses really basic ingredients: flour, salt, water, and bu ...more

How To : Make a root beer glaze butter pecan cake

Root beer has a bunch of yummy functions, though usually they involve ice cream sodas. But there's more than just one way to enjoy this delicious carbonated drink. It may seem odd at first, but you can actually use root bear to create a glaze for cakes. Check out this food vi ...more

How To : Make simple sugary pecan pralines

Pecan prailines are the foodstuff our ice cream parlor dreams are made of. With copious amounts of sugar, deliciously sweet prailines, and a nice toffee crunch that accompanies every bite, pecan prailines are the perfect treat to serve alongside plain vanilla ice cream and a s ...more

How To : Make the world's best chocolate cream pie

In this tutorial, learn how to make the best chocolate cream pie you will ever taste. This pie is made fresh and from scratch and comes out totally fluffy and delicious. Follow along and serve this recipe at your next get together. You Will Need: *8 egg yolks *4 cups milk *1/4 ...more

How To : Make and decorate a making her entrance doll cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a Making Her Entrance Doll Cake. To make the cream cheese pound cake, cream together some cream cheese, butter and sugar, then add eggs and vanilla. In another bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Ad ...more

How To : Make crab and edamame ravioli

In this video Beau MacMillan demonstrates how to make crab and edamame ravioli. He begins by making the pasta with all purpose and semolina flour, eggs, salt and olive oil. He kneads the dough and lets it rest while making the orange beurre blanc sauce. The sauce uses white wi ...more

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