Friday, March 27, 2009

Types of Icings

Butter cream
Light and creamy icing
used for all kinds of cakes and pastries.
May be cooked or uncooked.
French Butter Cream
Similar to Butter cream,
but whole eggs, extra yolks, and sugar syrup.
Confectioner's Frosting
An uncooked butter cream that powdered
sugar, unsalted butter, milk, and flavoring.
A liquid glaze that is poured
rather than spread over a cake or pastry.
Royal Icing
Used for traditional wedding
cakes and piping. Dries to a smooth glossy surface.
Whipped Cream Frosting
Uses whipping cream for a light
filling or frosting. Can be flavored in chocolate,
strawberry, or other flavors
A simple recipe using cream cheese
and powdered sugar.
Can be flavored.
Lemon is the most popular.

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