Black frosting has the potential to make any dessert stand out, but getting true black icing can be a bit of a challenge. We’ve put our black icing colors to the test to determine just how much color is needed to achieve your desired shade of black.
If you’re looking for a not-so-sweet alternative to traditional icing, try your hand at ermine frosting. This French-inspired icing is one of the classic early 20th-century recipes being lovingly rediscovered by bakers who want to add a deliciously nostalgic je ne sais quoi to their iced treats.
Ready to graduate from spatula icing to learning how to make buttercream cake borders? We’ve got 6 techniques for you to try that will give you professional-looking results, even if you’re a buttercream beginner.