Root Beer Float Frosting

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Root Beer Float Frosting Recipe and Directions Allow 1/4 cup butter and 3/4 cup vanilla ice cream to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Beat butter until fluffy. Beat in 1/2 cup of the ice cream and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Beat in 4 cups powdered sugar. If necessary, stir in additional ice cream, 1 tablespoon at a time, to make frosting piping or spreading consistency. This recipe is from the Better Homes and Gardens Cupcakes Magazine June 2011 ROOT BEER FLOAT CUPCAKES … Continue reading

Strawberry Frosting

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Strawberry Frosting Recipe Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup strawberry jam 2 teaspoon strawberry extract 8 ounce container of frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 cup confectioners’ sugar Directions Combine cream cheese and butter. Beat until smooth. Beat in strawberry jam and strawberry extract until smooth. Beat in whipped topping and confectioners’ sugar. NEAPOLITAN CUPCAKES … Continue reading

Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe Ingredients 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 7 cups confectioners’ sugar Directions Beat cream cheese, butter, pecans, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg at medium speed until creamy. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar until smooth. TIP: If piping: DON’T add pecans to the frosting. Sprinkle on top. This recipe is from the Southern Lady March/April 2012 Magazine. HUMMINGBIRD CUPCAKES … Continue reading

Cream Cheese Raspberry Frosting

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Cream Cheese-Raspberry Frosting Recipe and Directions Allow 1- 8-ounce package cream cheese and 2/3 cup butter to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Beat cream cheese, butter, 1-1/2 tablespoons raspberry extract, 2-1/2 tablespoons milk and 2 teaspoons vanilla; beat until fluffy. Gradually beat in 8 cups powdered sugar. If necessary, beat in milk 1 teaspoon at a time until frosting reaches spreading or piping consistency. This recipe is from BHG Cupcakes June 2011. RASPBERRY RED VELVET CUPCAKES … Continue reading

Pistachio Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pistachio Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe Ingredients 1 box instant pistachio pudding 8 ounce cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla 5-1/2 to 6 cups powdered sugar Directions Whip together the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until creamy. If pipping on frosting sift pudding mix (the mix comes with pieces of pistachios) into the cream cheese mixture. If not then pour the dry pudding mix into the cream cheese mixture. Gradually beat in dry pudding mix and powdered sugar until frosting reaches spread or pipping consistency. Make about 3-1/2 cups. This is a LBC original! PISTACHIO CUPCAKES … Continue reading

Fluffy Vanilla Butter Frosting

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Fluffy¬†Vanilla Butter¬†Frosting Recipe Ingredients 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 to 4 tablespoons milk food coloring (optional) Sprinkles (optional) Directions Combine confectioners’ sugar, butter and vanilla. Add enough milk to get a fluffy frosting. Add food coloring. Mix until well blended. Spread over cooked bars and decorate with sprinkles. Lift out of baking pan and cut into squares. FUNFETTI SUGAR COOKIE BARS … Continue reading