I made a profile, just to rate this frosting. Yes, it is that good. It has a luscious, smooth and fluffy texture, thanks to the whipping cream. For those who say it is too sweet, yes, with an overly sweet cake/cupcake, I suppose it would be. My favorite pairing for this is a white cupcake with a tart fresh raspberry puree filling. The tart filling and frosting are a match made in heaven! I would also like to note that I have made a milk chocolate frosting using this exact same recipe with a milk chocolate baking bar. I did have to add a tbsp of cocoa to amp up the chocolate a bit, but it made an incredible milk chocolate frosting as well Thanks Kittencal, simply amazing!
It took a while to hit the first fluffy stage (After 5 minutes I turned my beater up to a medium speed and had to give it 5 minutes more)--but when all was added and mixed, I ended up with a super-airy, creamy, sweet frosting that went perfectly atop a blue velvet cake. Yum!
this is good second time i made it, i did add extra powdered sugar to thicken, just added 1 tbs cream but to the previous comment about too sweet, you really need beat this, stand mixer with whip attachment works great, it incorporates the sugar not as sweet
This has to be one of the best frosting recipes I have tried. It had the perfect consistency being nice and fluffy and not at all greasy tasting. I did make one change to it by adding a 1/4 tsp of salt to the recipe just to cut down on the sweetness and it came out perfect. I used on top of vanilla cupcakes filled with passionfruit cream. The combination was to die for!
This recipe will most def be one of my to-go buttercream frosting recipes for the future.
The texture of this buttercream is silky smooth, and the recipe works well. The only problem was that the white chocolate made this frosting almost unbearably sweet, so I ended up using only a very thin layer on my cupcakes. I also tried substituting Girardelli milk chocolate in this recipe. It turned out wonderfully, and the level of sweetness was much better than with the white chocolate.
I have always used the Internet to try new ideas but this is the first time I have ever signed up so I could rate one! I LOVE this, I swapped out the whipped cream for our famous Devonshire clotted cream! It was to be used as a filling aswell as frosting so I had to add another 2 cups of icing sugar to get it stiff enough for the job, but oh my word is this stuff just to die for! We have a friend with a stupidly sweet tooth whose birthday is this Wednesday he loves chocolate and cream and all things similar and his wife my bf has asked me to make a cake so decadent, even he won't be able to eat too much, so we have a pure milk choc vanilla cake with this frosting as a filling and crumbcoating then wrapped in milk choc paste and topped off with the frosting surrounding the sides with chocolate straws and topped with White and milk maltase's, I defy anyone to be able to stand more than half a slice lol!!!! No doubt he will manage it though! Thank you soooooooo much for this truly stunning frosting! X
In a pinch milk works too! I love this frosting!
I used 8 ounces of a luxury white chocolate (Green & Black's with vanilla in it). I reduced the butter to about 2/3 & used whole milk instead of half & half or cream. Lovely and fluffy! A favourite!
This frosting was very easy, very good- I put it on top of yellow coconut cake and topped it with toasted coconut and almond slices :) It got rave reviews from work. This is now my favorite go-to frosting (unless I want peanutbutter)!
great one. especially for a beginner like me made this today for my lill ones birthday will post the photo later