Which type of Frosting should I use?

When it comes to baking, the type of frosting you choose can make or break your dessert. From buttercream to cream cheese, there are a variety of options to suit every taste. Let's dive into the world of frosting and explore the different types available, including the luxurious mascarpone frosting.

Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream frosting is a classic choice for cakes and cupcakes. Made with butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract, this frosting is rich and creamy. It can be easily flavored with extracts or food coloring to suit your preferences. Buttercream frosting is versatile and easy to work with, making it a popular choice among bakers. Our Guinness Chocolate cake has a velvety bailey's buttercream that compliments the flavour of the sponge beautifully!


Guinness Chocolate Cake - Jack and Beyond


Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream cheese frosting is tangy and slightly sweet, making it a perfect pairing for red velvet or carrot cakes. Made with cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract, this frosting has a smooth and spreadable consistency. Cream cheese frosting adds a deliciously decadent touch to any dessert.

Whipped Cream Frosting

Whipped cream frosting is light and airy, perfect for topping off fruit tarts or summer desserts. Made with heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract, this frosting is delicate and fluffy. Whipped cream frosting is best served fresh and adds a refreshing element to any dessert.


Red Velvet Cake - Jack and Beyond


Mascarpone Frosting

Mascarpone frosting is a luxurious and creamy option that adds a touch of sophistication to your baked goods. Made with mascarpone cheese, heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract, this frosting is rich and velvety. Mascarpone frosting pairs well with a variety of flavors, from chocolate to fruit, making it a versatile choice for any dessert. Most of our cakes, such as the Red Velvet and the Carrot and Cinnamon cake, are made with this delicious frosting!

Whether you prefer the richness of buttercream, the tanginess of cream cheese, the lightness of whipped cream, or the luxury of mascarpone, there is a frosting out there to suit your taste. Experiment with different types of frosting to find the perfect match for your next baking creation.

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