Basic Buttercream

Print Basic Buttercream Rich, delicious and easy to make a basic buttercream. 4 Ingredients recipe. Course Dessert Cuisine American Keyword Buttercream, Easy buttercream Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 50 minutes Servings 5 Cups Ingredients 1 Cup unsalted butter room temp. 3 to 4 Cups Powder Sugar 1 Tbsp Vanilla extract 1 Tbsp Whole Milk If…

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Marshmallow Fondant / Homemade

Behind The Cake- Marshmallow fondant recipe / How to make marshmallow fondant.

Marshmallow Fondant, great stuff. How awesome it is that you can actually make your own fondant at home.  Marshmallow fondant. I had tried to make it about 10 years ago since the price for the ready to use fondant was not accessible at all and there were not many different brands to choose from. The first time was a not a complete…

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Ganache

Behind the Cake ~ Chocolate ganache recipe for cakes step by step video tutorial

How to make Ganache for cake decorating? I had that question about 5 years ago. So many beautiful cakes with those super defined sharp edges. I got a mission. The mission was to find out how in the world those sharp edges were achivable. After searching for quite some time, I found a Youtube video on how to make it.…

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Giant Cupcake / How to make a big cupcake

Behind the Cake ~ Giant Cupcake Cake - How to make a big cupcake step by step

The Giant Cupcake Cake I am showing you how I did a giant cupcake for my nice, with no special molds. Giant cupcakes became a big thing some time back. As a matter of fact, you can still see them around for little kids’ birthday parties or as a smash cake. So my niece was turning one, and her birthday…

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Unicorn Cupcakes

Behind The Cake ~ How to make unicorn cupcakes / easy cute unicorn cupcakes tutorial

Oh my word, unicorn cupcakes! Have you seen those cuties? Three months ago, I was excited about making unicorn cupcakes for my nice’s daughter’s birthday. After some deep thinking my niece decided to make only one birthday party for two of her kids so no unicorn cupcakes were needed anymore. Which is fine I would’ve done the same. In fact…

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Easy Easter Cupcakes

Behind The Cake ~ Easy Easter chocolate bunny cupcake, Easter cupcakes ideas and how to make easy Easter cupcakes

How fun it is to make cupcakes with your kids. Baking and decorating Easter cupcakes bring the family together. My kids where so happy when I asked if they wanted to make cupcakes. My little princess was so anxious and kept on asking me if it was time to start baking. The idea behind these cupcakes is to keep it…

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Easter Bunny Cake

Behind the Cake~ Easter Bunny cake tutorial/ How to make an Easter Bunny cake

How to make an Easter Bunny Cake Ohhh spring! Every year enjoying spring is one of the things I look to after the new year. The smells, the colorful scenery, and the weather are my top 3 favorite spring things. The new blooms, everything turning green and flowers everywhere are a good reminder that after the winter in our life,…

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Strawberry Reduction / Strawberry Sauce

Behind the Cake ~ This is a strawberry reduction recipe made from fresh strawberries.

Strawberry reduction is used in so many different ways, and I had no clue. Until a couple of years ago I learned how to make a reduction. Thanks to that, my ability to make different cake and buttercream flavors turned to the better. The simple steps to follow and the few ingredients used, make it possible for anyone to make…

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Vanilla Cake Recipe from Scratch

Behind the cake- Vanilla cake from scratch recipe

How to make the best vanilla cake from scratch Is it from scratch? That is a question I have heard so many times in the 12+ years I have been making cakes. My answer to that sometimes was YES, of course; but the majority of times I would bake a cake the answer would be a big NO. And to…

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Swiss Meringue Buttercream ~SMBC

Behind the cake - Perfect Swiss meringue buttercream recipe from scratch.

Swiss meringue buttercream is addictive! In a good sense, this thing is addictive, have you tried  Swiss meringue buttercream aka SMBC ? When I started decorating cakes back in the day, all I knew was American ButterCream (ABC) and I had to make it myself. And since I was making cakes under the Texas Cottage Law any other kind of frosting…

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