Category: Frostings & Fillings

Marshmallow fluff on a whisk. – Homemade Marshmallow Fluff | Liv for Cake

Make your own Marshmallow Fluff at home with a few simple ingredients. Perfect as a filling but works great as a simple frosting too! I made marshmallow fluff for a recent baking project. I could have easily bought this from the store, but I wanted to try and make my own to see how it would turn out.

Chocolate buttercream thumbnail. – Easy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting | Liv for Cake

This easy chocolate buttercream frosting is simply the best! The perfect chocolate frosting for cakes, cupcakes, macarons, and other delicious treats. You guys know I am a die-hard Swiss Meringue buttercream fan. It is the best buttercream out there with a silky smooth texture that’s stiff enough to frost and pipe with. More recently I’ve

Honey Almond Cake thumbnail. – Honey Almond Cake with Diplomat Cream

My take on the traditional German Bee Sting Cake! Honey Almond cake layers filled with a light & fluffy Diplomat cream and garnished with almond praline. I have been hesitant to post this recipe because the cake isn’t quite up to my standards aesthetically. However, it IS delicious and that’s really the most important thing

Buttercream on a whisk with a blue tea towel behind. – How to Make Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This tutorial on how to make Swiss Meringue buttercream is the only resource you’ll need to make the smoothest, silkiest frosting! The topic of Swiss meringue buttercream comes up regularly in my Baking group on Facebook and in comments on some of my recipes here — how to make it, but more often how to deal

7 minute frosting shown on a stand mixer whisk. – 7 Minute Frosting | Liv for Cake

This old-fashioned 7 minute frosting recipe is light, delicious, and easy to make. A bright white frosting that’s perfect for cakes, cupcakes, and more. Your grandma’s favourite frosting! But not like your grandma used to make it… I thought I was done with posting frosting tutorials for a while, but I keep hearing about/finding out

Piped swirl of Ermine Frosting on a small plate on a blue tea towel. – How to Make Ermine Frosting (Flour Buttercream)

Ermine Frosting is an easy and delicious buttercream made with flour, sugar, milk, and butter. It may sound a little strange but, trust me, it’s delicious! I may never go back to Swiss Meringue Buttercream again. I can’t believe I’m saying that, but it’s true! And I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to

Homemade caramel sauce in a jar – Homemade Caramel Sauce | Liv for Cake

Make your own caramel at home with this easy tutorial! This easy Caramel Sauce recipe takes only four simple ingredients and 15 minutes to make. It’s been a while since my last post. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are back in the swing of things now that we’re halfway through

Cake decorated with buttercream rosettes on a white cake stand. – Simple Vanilla Buttercream (American Buttercream Recipe)

The best Vanilla Buttercream you will ever make! Four simple ingredients are all you need to make this classic American buttercream recipe. I made my own birthday cake. I think this is pretty standard for bakers, and I’m totally ok with it. I was actually not going to make a cake at all, since I was

White buttercream on a stand mixer whisk on a blue cloth. – How to Make White Buttercream

Learn how to make buttercream white with these simple tips & tricks! Perfect for wedding cakes and when you need a white buttercream base to start from. The best way to get a pure white buttercream is to use shortening. It’s what you see in most novelty grocery store cakes. A simple American buttercream made

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