Tag Archive: Butter icing



Meringue and Fresh Fruit Heart, made for a valentines  gift, used butter icing instead of cream  to preserve the meringue for travelling and storage.

Also filled with white chocolate and fruit.

Fruit used:

Strawberries, Blueberries, Mangoes, Red Currents and freeze dried Raspberries

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I had some fun making this cake, a simple sponge filled with butter icing and jam.

I used royal icing for  all the colours, first covered the cake with rolling icing so I have a base to work on, then the first layer I covered the cake with the icing as is, then separated the icing in to 7 bowls  leaving enough for the light blue colour, then coloured each bowl using wiltons food colouring and mixing to get the desired colour, also adding a little water to loosen the icing so it is a little running , not to much or it will be too runny and go everywhere.

You can see from the slides the process/steps to build the colours, rather simple but effective (I used royal icing so there is still some body in the icing giving that thick paint look)

Waited about 10-15 mins after each colour so they did not run into each other but as you can see some where a little more runny than others, I wanted the colours at different lengths but still had a nice look about it.

The topping was a cream mix and used whole milk, extra swirls and shaved rolled icing.

 


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Delightfully soft cupcakes.

20151011_191104Ginger cupcake with small pieces of candied ginger cut small and topping with a light butter icing and drizzled with golden syrup.

20151011_190759Regular cupcake recipe with freezed dried raspberry pieces and topped also with a light butter icing with freeze dried reapberry pieces and a sour raspberry sauce, i only used a little as the sauce is very sour but mixes well with the butter icing and cake.

Blue Velvet Layer Cake


Blue velvet with chocolate ganche

Blue Velvet Layer Cake

Made this a while ago been negelecting my blogg, but have loads of photos, life never stops right!

Made this moist delish Blue Velvet Layer Cake, instead of the normal milk or plain chocolate used white chocolate and blue food colouring, did not use to muchas I wanted to keep it light in colour.

Creamcheese filling and a light creamcheese butter icing frosting and chocolate ganache topping.

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Blue Velvet Layer Cake

 

Red Velvet Cake


Kept this one nice and simple delish Red Velvet cake with a soft creamy Mascapone Butter Icing and topped with a Marshmallow icing with crumbs of red velvet for decoration.

It made a change from doing all the butter icing topping I have done in the past to then get a request to do this one, was for an office Birthday and got a tiny sneaky slice (well one must sample the goods)

It went down a storm even so I got 3 orders from this 1 order. 😉

Red Velvet

Lemon Curd Sunshine


 

Lemon Curd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not made these in a while but always a delight to make.

Light lemony cake with a buttery icing and not forgetting the lemon curd.

I found the best way to fill the middle is to slightly warm the curd and pour.

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Red Velvet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now these babies was the lick extra soft and light butter cream icing, moist red velvet cake with chocolate pieces inside.

went down a treat at work.

 

Red Velvet


 

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It has been a while but been a little busy with life so to speak

Made these little gems for New Years Eve party went down a treat, delicate  Mango Caviar nestled on a light buttery icing and a vanilla cupcake.

Did not have time to get a pic of  then displayed  as they were gone.

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Citrus Delight


 

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You can not tell me these are not just inviting and screaming EAT ME!

Light sponge cupcake topped with a round of butter icing and filled with a cooled Lemon Curd just warm enough to pour and not melt the butter icing

Totally lush.

Citrus Delight Cupcakes

Citrus Delight


Citrus Delight Cupcake

Citrus Delight Cupcake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Made these little ditties for  food and cake sale (did not get any other pics as they were gone before I could get my camera out took these pics at home beforehand)

Poundcake cupcake with lemon curd and vanilla frosting.

Also injection with lemon curd went down a blast  sold every single one.

 

Citrus Delight Cupcake

Citrus Delight Cupcake