Recipes Using Hazelnut Praline Paste

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Hazelnut praline paste is a nutty-caramel paste you can use in lavish desserts.

Hazelnut praline paste can be used to create hazelnut sauce, bases for cakes, granola treats, squares, and rich hazelnut mousse.

Try using your leftover praline paste to create these tasty desserts!

Recipes Using Hazelnut Praline Paste

Hazelnut Sauce

Hazelnut sauce is made by adding hot heavy cream to praline paste.

They are mixed together until smooth, and then the sauce is cooled to room temperature.

Hazelnut sauce can be used on top of ice cream, in lattes, or in other decadent desserts.

Hazelnut Sauce Recipe using praline paste

Praline Feuilletine

Praline Feuillentine is used as a base for making intricate cakes.

Praline feuillentine is made by mixing together melted chocolate, praline paste, and paillete feuilletine.

The mixture is placed into the bottom of a baking pan, and let to set in the fridge until ready to use.

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Hazelnut Squares

Hazelnut squares are made by combining praline paste with tempered chocolate.

The hazelnut-chocolate mixture is poured into a pan, and then it sets over the next couple of hours.

The hazelnut squares are cut into pieces, and then you can dip them again into melted chocolate for a rich hazelnut square.

Coffee Buns

Coffee buns are made by preparing a yeast dough and letting it rise.

The buns are baked, and then iced with coffee icing.

The tops of the coffee buns have praline paste spread on top of them to give them a hint of hazelnut flavor.

Pecan Praline Cheesecake

Pecan praline cheesecake is made by grinding up vanilla wafers and pecans to create the crust of the cheesecake.

The wafers and pecans are mixed with butter and pressed into the bottom of the cheesecake pan.

The cheesecake is prepared, and then the praline paste is mixed in to make a marbled praline cheesecake.

After the cheesecake has baked and cooled, melted white chocolate is mixed with a bit more praline paste.

The cheesecakes are topped with the white chocolate praline mixture, and a candied pecan.

Hazelnut Buttercream

Hazelnut buttercream can be used to fill macarons, or on top of cupcakes for a delicious buttery – nut flavored dessert.

Hazelnut buttercream is made by heating egg whites, sugar, and salt in a double boiler.

After the eggs have thickened a bit, the mixture is beaten until glossy with a bit of vanilla extract. Butter is added in with only small pieces at a time, making the buttercream rich and creamy.

At the end, praline paste is beaten into the buttercream.

The hazelnut buttercream is a nutty, buttery icing that goes well with chocolate or vanilla cupcakes.

Chocolate Granola Praline Treats

Chocolate granola praline treats are chocolatey treats that are quite filling from the granole.

Chocolate is melted in a double boiler, and then the praline paste is mixed into the melted chocolate.

Fresh homemade granola is added to the praline-chocolate and mixed together until the granola is fully coated.

Using a melon baller, scoop the chocolate granola treats onto a piece of parchment paper.

Let the treats harden in the refrigerator for a couple of hours, and then serve!

Hazelnut Praline Mousse

Hazelnut praline mousse can be eaten on it’s own, or you can use it in a dessert like a tart filling.

Hazelnut praline mousse is made by whipping heavy cream until soft peaks form.

In another bowl, cream cheese is beaten with praline paste, brown sugar, and vanilla.

A little bit of the whipped cream is beaten into the cream cheese mixture.

Then the rest of the soft peaked whipped cream is folded into the cream cheese praline to make it into mousse.

The mousse should be chilled for 1 hour prior to serving.

13 Creme Brulee Garnish Ideas

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Garnishing creme brulee makes this dessert look irresistable with using only a few simple additions.

You can use sprinkles, fruit, chocolate shavings, caramelized sugar pieces, sugar cookies, zest, cocoa powder, and more to garnish creme brulee!

Make your creme brulee eye catching and mesmerizing using these simple garnish ideas for creme brulee.

Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies can be made into long, narrow cookies that look beautiful as a creme brulee garnish.

You can arrange them delicately on the edge of the creme brulee ramekin in a criss cross.

Caramelized Sugar Pieces

Caramelized sugar pieces look intricate and delicate. They add such an intriging look to the creme brulee.

Caramelized sugar pieces are made by making caramel, and then using a teaspoon to gently spoon the caramel onto a silicone baking mat to create a unique design.

You can make spirals, hearts, circles, jagged, or circular sugar pieces for an incredibly fancy creme brulee garnish.

Creme Brulee Garnish

Dusted Cocoa Powder

Cocoa powder looks beautiful when it is dusted on top of creme brulee.

Cocoa powder goes best with a chocolate, hazelnut, or caramel flavored creme brulee.

You can dust cocoa powder on to of creme brulee by placing a small spoonful in a sifter.

Gently tap the sifter to add the cocoa powder on top of the creme brulee for a simple garnish.

Mint Leaves

You can arrange a mint leaf beside a couple of fresh berries for a colorful creme brulee garnish.

Chocolate Shavings

Chocolate shavings look unique as a garnish for creme brulee.

Chocolate shavings add creamy chocolate notes to rich creme brulee.

You can add chocolate shavings to just about any flavor of creme brulee.

If you’re making a fruit or citrus flavored creme brulee, add white chocolate shavings.

Chocolate shavings can be made using a potato peeler and a chocolate bar.

You need to have enough chocolate to create the scrolled look, therefore a bar of chocolate works best for this.

Hold the chocolate bar over the creme brulee and “peel” the chocolate away from you to create the scroll for the garnish.

Creme Brulee Garnish

Nuts

You can add a sprinkle of your favorite nuts on top of creme brulee for an added crunchy texture to creme brulee.

Chop up your nuts into fine pieces prior to add them to your creme brulee.

Walnuts and pecans work well as a garnish for vanilla or chocolate creme brulee.

Whipped Cream

Whipped cream is a soft, pillow-y rich flavored garnish for creme brulee.

Whipped cream is generally cold, so it has ability to melt if you add it too soon after the sugar is burnt.

Wait a few minutes for the sugar to cool down before adding the whipped cream garnish.

Candied Lemon Peel

Candied lemon peel is made by cooking lemon peels in a sugar syrup.

Candied lemon peels have a bright yellow color for a beautiful garnish for creme brulee.

Sugared Raspberries

Sugared raspberries are a sugary sweet fruit that look chef worthy as a garnish for creme brulee.

You can make them at home by simply coating raspberries with egg whites, and then rolling them in granulated sugar.

Sugared raspberries go well as a garnish for vanilla, lemon, or chocolate creme brulee.

Pomegranate Arils

Pomegranate arils have a sweet flavor, and add a pop of color to creme brulee.

Pomegranate arils go well as a garnish for lemon, vanilla, or chocolate creme brulee.

If you love pomegranate you can try making pomegranate creme brulee for a sweet treat!

Zest

You can add lime zest, lemon zest, or orange zest as a garnish for creme brulee.

You can add zest on top of a little whipped cream to let the zest stand out on the creme brulee.

Fresh Berries

A few fresh berries can be added as a garnish on top of creme brulee to add a pop of color and flavor.

If you want to be a bit more fancy, you can add a small mint leaf along with the berries for a professional looking creme brulee.

  • blackberries
  • lychees
  • raspberries
  • blueberries
  • sliced strawberries

Lavender

You can sprinkle a little bit of culinary lavender for a hint of lavender flavor on top of your creme brulee.

Lavender pieces add a beautiful purple garnish to creme brulee.

Creme Brulee Garnish

Garnish Ideas for Cupcakes

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Garnishing cupcakes takes cupcakes from homemade, right to professional with only a few simple additions.

You can use sprinkles, fruit, chocolate decorations, zest, cocoa powder, and more to garnish your cupcakes!

Make your cupcakes eye catching and mesmerizing using these simple garnish ideas for cupcakes.

Sprinkles

Sprinkles are the most popular garnish for cupcakes!

You can get beautiful white, clear, colored sprinkles that come in all shorts of shapes and sizes.

Gently sprinkle your sprinkles on the tops of your cupcakes as to not overwhelm them!

A couple of sprinkles goes a long way for a garnish!

Garnish for Cupcakes

Zest

You can add lime zest, lemon zest, or orange zest to the top of your cupcakes for a beautiful pop of color.

Make sure your zest matches the flavoring of your cupcakes, or compliments the flavor before using zest as a garnish for cupcakes.

Cocoa Powder

You can add a little dusting of cocoa powder to the top of cupcakes for an added decoration.

Only add a sparing amount, because by itself, cocoa powder is quite bitter tasting.

Only add cocoa powder to chocolate cupcakes as a garnish.

Mint Leaves

You can arrange a few mint leaves in the icing on top of your cupcake for a vibrant pop of green color.

Mint leaves go well with chocolate cupcakes as a garnish.

Chocolate scrolls

Use a potato peeler and grate the chocolate away from you to create chocolate scrolls on top of your cupcakes.

White chocolate scrolls work well with most cupcake flavors.

Fresh Fruit

Fresh fruit can be used as a cupcake garnish using a small piece of fruit or a single berry. You can place it directly on top of the icing peak, or off to the side. Push it into the icing so it stays.

  • blackberry
  • blueberry
  • raspberry
  • kiwi slice
  • slice of strawberry

Chocolate Garnish

Chocolate garnishes can be made into countless designs, using your own imagination! You can pipe chocolate hearts, words, stars, butterflies, etc.

Once you’ve piped your chocolate into your beautiful garnish, place it in the freezer to hard up.

Then gently place it into the icing on your cupcake for a stunning garnish to your cupcakes.

Writing

You can write a chocolate garnish with a saying or word using handwriting. This way, word will stay all one piece.

After you’ve completed the word, trace a line underneath the word to make the letters reinforced, or have something that will be easily stuck into your cupcake.

Chocolate Leaf

You can paint melted chocolate onto a fresh leaf from the garden using a food safe paintbrush.

Let the chocolate leaf dry fully in the freezer. Then, peel off the leaf from the chocolate and place the chocolate leaf onto your cupcake.

How to pipe a chocolate garnish for cupcakes

  1. Melt your chocolate in 30 second intervals until it’s fully melted. Use a spoon to mix your chocolate in between intervals. You’ll only need 1/4-1/3 cup of chocolate to make your chocolate garnish.
  2. Place your piping tip into a piping bag. Put the piping bag over the edges of a tall glass.
  3. Pour the melted chocolate into the piping bag.
  4. Cut the piping bag tip and twist the end of the piping bag to get it ready for piping.
  5. Place your parchment paper or silicone mat on a baking sheet. This will make it easier to transfer it to the freezer later. Any plate would work for this as well depending on how much freezer space you have.
  6. Begin piping your chocolate garnish.
  7. Place chocolate into the freezer for 20 minutes to set them.
  8. Do not hold the chocolate garnish decoration for a very long time in your hand or it will start to melt.
  9. Place your chocolate garnish gently into your cupcake.
Garnish for Cupcakes

25 Cake Icing Flavors

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Cake icings can be made out of buttercream, cream cheese, and whipped cream for a rich, creamy, frosting.

Cake icings add flavor, texture, and an eye catching look to your beautiful baking creations.

Buttercream frosting or cream cheese icing are the perfect base to add a variety of flavors to create your own rich icing for cakes.

Whipped cream based frosting is has more liquid, and isn’t as thick, therefore it’s easily spreadable for your cake.

You can add a ton of flavor to cake icing using simple ingredients like freshly brewed espresso, vanilla beans, lemon zest, lime juice, jam, etc.

Try using one of these sweet cake icing flavors for your next cake!

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream cheese frosting is a tangy, creamy frosting for cakes.

It’s not as sweet as buttercream, and has the memorable cream cheese and vanilla flavor.

Cream cheese frosting needs to have the right consistency to be piped into shapes using a piping tip.

Cream cheese frosting works well for carrot cake, red velvet cake, and vanilla cake.

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla buttercream frosting is rich and creamy, with an aromatic flavor of vanilla.

It’s a stiff icing, therefore its works well for intricate piping like creating roses or petals.

Vanilla buttercream is made with heavy cream instead of milk to thin it out, therefore it has more of a buttery, velvety flavor.

You can easily color vanilla buttercream frosting using gel food coloring, or liquid food coloring.

Vanilla buttercream frosting can be used for almost any cake! Vanilla cake, lemon cake, pumpkin cake, etc.

Cake Icing Flavors

Strawberry Frosting

Strawberry frosting is one of the most fruity frostings you’ll ever eat!!

To make strawberry buttercream you have to first make strawberry puree. It smells as good as it sounds.

The puree is added to a buttercream base, and it produces a vibrant pink frosting.

Strawberry buttercream has a bit of unique look to it, it has tiny pieces of strawberry mixed throughout the icing.

I recommend using the buttercream within 1-2 days, as the flavor fades over time.

Strawberry frosting can be used for making strawberry shortcake, or on top of vanilla cake.

Orange Whipped Cream

Orange whipped cream is made by whipping heavy cream until stiff peaks.

Orange zest and a little powdered sugar make this cake icing refreshing with citrus and have a sweet flavor.

White Chocolate Buttercream

White chocolate buttercream is made by adding melted vanilla chocolate to a buttercream base.

White chocolate is a fairly sweet chocolate, but added to buttercream makes it a delicious and creamy frosting that isn’t too sweet.

White chocolate buttercream is a beautiful crisp white frosting, but you can color if desired using gel food coloring.

Coffee Icing

Coffee icing is an incredible flavored icing because it’s FULL of coffee flavor.

It tastes like you’re eating a latte.

Coffee buttercream icing is made by adding instant coffee (I recommend using freshly brewed espresso) to a buttercream icing base.

Coffee buttercream frosting has a hazel color to the frosting.

Cake Icing Flavors

Champagne Buttercream Frosting

Champagne buttercream frosting has a lovely hint of bubbly flavor.

Champagne buttercream frosting can be made using a sweet sparkling wine infused into a vanilla buttercream frosting. You could even use a strawberry sparkling wine for a little extra fruity flavor.

Champagne buttercream frosting is perfect for a wedding shower, NYE party, or birthday party celebration.

Chai Spiced Frosting

Chai spiced frosting has the flavor of a chai latte.

Chai spiced frosting is made by infusing chai spice into a vanilla buttercream frosting.

Chai spiced frosting has a birch color to it.

It’s a unique tea flavored frosting that goes well with a vanilla cake, pumpkin cake, or coffee cake.

Cookies and Cream Frosting

Cookies and cream frosting has a hint of vanilla buttercream frosting, and tastes like you’re eating cookies in the form of icing.

Crushed cookies and cookie crumbs are added to the frosting to create this decadent and rich buttercream icing.

Cookies and cream buttercream frosting can be used for chocolate cake or vanilla cake.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate buttercream frosting is a chocolatey, creamy frosting.

Chocolate buttercream frosting is made by adding a little vanilla extract, and cocoa powder to a buttercream base frosting.

Chocolate buttercream is a heavy frosting.

Chocolate buttercream can be used for frosting chocolate cake.

Cake Icing Flavors

Hazelnut Icing

Hazelnut icing is a nutty and chocolatey frosting.

Hazelnut buttercream icing is made by adding cocoa powder, and hazelnut sauce to a buttercream frosting.

Hazelnut frosting is a unique frosting in that it has a nut flavored undertone with chocolate flavor.

Hazelnut frosting goes well with chocolate, vanilla, or mocha cakes.

Peanut butter Frosting

Peanut butter frosting is a fluffy and light buttercream.

Peanut butter icing is made by simply adding peanut butter to a buttercream base.

It’s a bit unique, in that the frosting is thinned out by adding freshly whipped whipping cream.

The whipping cream adds a creamy texture to the buttercream frosting.

Peanut butter frosting goes well on top of chocolate cakes.

Elderflower Buttercream

Elderflower buttercream is a floral and refreshing buttercream frosting.

Elderflower buttercream is made by adding elderflower cordial to a buttercream base.

Elderflower buttercream goes well with lemon cake or vanilla cake.

Mint Chocolate Icing

Mint chocolate buttercream is a minty fresh, chocolatey icing.

Mint buttercream icing is made by adding mint extract, and dark chocolate chips to Italian buttercream icing.

You can also color the icing using liquid or gel food coloring if desired.

Mint buttercream icing goes well on top of a chocolate cake.

Marshmallow Vanilla Frosting

Marshmallow vanilla frosting has a hint of marshmallow and vanilla flavors.

Marshmallow vanilla frosting is made using marshmallow fluff and vanilla extract, which is infused into a buttercream base icing.

Marshmallow vanilla frosting can be piped onto chocolate cake or vanilla cake.

Lemon Frosting

Lemon buttercream is a citrusy frosting with a burst of lemon flavor.

Lemon buttercream is made by adding lemon extract and freshly grated lemon zest to infuse into buttercream icing.

Lemon buttercream is goes well on top of lemon cake or vanilla cake.

Cake Icing Flavors

Amaretto Icing

Amaretto buttercream is a sweet, cherry flavored frosting.

Amaretto buttercream is made by infusing amaretto and vanilla extract into buttercream frosting.

Slowly add the powdered sugar into the frosting, and taste test for yourself. Only add as much sugar as you need to. It might be too sweet otherwise.

Amaretto icing can be piped onto vanilla cake for a sweet cherry cake flavor.

Raspberry Buttercream Frosting

Raspberry buttercream is a fruity, sweet flavored frosting for cakes.

Raspberry buttercream is made by creaming together butter and shortening with powdered sugar.

The flavor of the buttercream comes from the concentrated flavor of raspberry jam, and vanilla extract.

Hot water is used to thin out the icing as needed, depending on how thick you want the icing for your cake.

Banana Buttercream Icing

Banana buttercream frosting has a creamy banana flavor to it.

Banana buttercream icing is made with banana extract to buttercream frosting. You can add a little yellow liquid food coloring as well for a pop of color.

Banana buttercream icing can be piped onto banana cake or vanilla cake.

Coconut Frosting

Coconut frosting has a woody-fruity flavor to it.

Coconut buttercream icing is made by adding cream of coconut and coconut emulsion to buttercream icing.

Coconut frosting goes well on top of vanilla cake.

Cream Cheese Lime Frosting

Cream cheese lime frosting has a refreshing citrus lime flavor, combined with tangy cream cheese.

Cream cheese lime frosting is made by adding fresh lime juice to a vanilla cream cheese base frosting.

You can add a couple of drops of green food coloring if desired.

Cream cheese lime frosting can be paired with vanilla cake.

Cinnamon Buttercream

Cinnamon buttercream frosting is a fluffy, buttery frosting, infused with delicious cinnamon and vanilla flavors.

Cinnamon buttercream is made by creaming together shortening, butter, and powdered sugar.

Heavy cream is used to thin out the icing.

Vanilla extract and cinnamon are added to the frosting at the end, so you can taste test and make sure the flavor is just right before icing your cake.

Mocha Icing

Mocha icing has a coffee-chocolate flavor to it. It’s rich and decadent.

Mocha buttercream icing is made by adding freshly brewed coffee or espresso, and cocoa powder to a vanilla buttercream icing.

Mocha icing can be piped on top of chocolate or vanilla cake.

Dulche De Leche Frosting

Dulche de leche frosting has a hint of caramel flavor.

Dulche de leche frosting is made by combining dulche de leche with butter.

Whipped cream is folded into the butter mixture, making a creamy frosting for cakes.

Irish Cream Frosting

Irish Cream frosting has a creamy vanilla flavor to it with a hint of whiskey.

Irish cream buttercream is made by adding Irish cream to a buttercream frosting.

Irish cream frosting goes well on top of vanilla cake.

12 Donut Icing Flavors

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Donut icing can add a complimenting flavor to donuts to take the flavor to the next level.

Donut icing flavors include maple, cinnamon, vanilla, chocolate, orange, lemon, etc.

Donut icing is simply made using a glaze. A glaze can be made using powdered sugar, and butter or milk to create the icing.

Donut glazes will dry to the donut, making sure their isn’t a sticky mess on top of the donut.

Try making one of these sweet, donut icing flavors when you bake your next batch of donuts.

Maple Glaze

Maple glaze is a buttery, sweet glaze with a hint of maple syrup flavor.

Maple glaze is flavored using maple extract, and pure maple syrup.

Maple glaze can be used on maple donut, pumpkin donuts, or cinnamon donuts.

Coffee Glaze

Coffee glaze tastes as if you’re eating a latte!

Coffee glaze is flavored using freshly brewed coffee, infused into a icing base. You can add a couple of toasted hazelnuts on top of the glaze for a crunchy texture to the donut.

Coffee glaze can be used with vanilla donuts, or chocolate donuts.

Donut Icing Flavors

Chocolate Glaze

Chocolate glaze is a rich, chocolatey glaze you can make using only 2 ingredients.

Chocolate glaze is made using a little coconut oil, and melted dark chocolate mixed together.

Chocolate donuts can be dipped into the glaze, and set to dry. You can add a couple of sprinkles on top for a pop of color if desired.

Vanilla Glaze

Vanilla glaze is a classic flavored glaze you can use on almost any flavor of donut.

Vanilla glaze is made using vanilla extract with icing to create this deliciously sweet glaze.

Apple Cider Glaze

Apple cider glaze has a hint of apple and cinnamon flavor to it.

Apple cider glaze is made by adding apple cider, cinnamon, and vanilla extract to a glaze base.

Apple cider glaze can be used on top of apple donuts, cinnamon donuts, or vanilla donuts.

Salted Caramel Glaze

Salted caramel glaze has both sweet and salty flavors to it.

Salted caramel glaze is made by adding brown sugar, butter, salt, and milk and cooking it until it’s a golden color.

At the end of the cooking process, vanilla extract is added to flavor the glaze.

Salted caramel glaze can be used for banana donuts, cinnamon donuts, pumpkin donuts, vanilla donuts, or chocolate donuts.

Strawberry Glaze

Strawberry glaze has a burst of fruity flavor to it, and is a beautiful pink color.

Strawberry glaze is made by pureeing strawberries together, and then adding them to a glaze base.

Strawberry glaze can be used on top of vanilla donuts for a delicious fruity donut.

Peanut Butter Glaze

Peanut butter glaze has a savory, sweet, peanut butter flavor.

Peanut butter glaze is made by mixing together peanut butter, melted butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract.

Peanut butter glaze is the perfect addition to chocolate donuts for a chocolate and peanut butter flavored donut.

Cream Cheese Glaze

Cream cheese glaze is a tangy, sweet glaze for donuts.

Cream cheese glaze is made by combining butter, cream cheese, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar.

Cream cheese glaze works well for red velvet donuts, vanilla donuts, pumpkin donuts, or cinnamon donuts.

Donut Icing Flavors

Cinnamon Coffee Glaze

Cinnamon coffee glaze is the perfect glaze for donuts being eaten for breakfast!

Cinnamon coffee glaze is made by adding freshly brewed coffee, and cinnamon to a glaze base.

Cinnamon coffee glaze can be used for cinnamon sugar donuts, chocolate donuts, vanilla donuts, or pumpkin donuts.

Lemon Glaze

Lemon glaze is a sweet, tart glaze. Lemon glaze is made by simply adding fresh lemon juice to powdered sugar.

You can add a little lemon zest on top of the glazed donuts for an added pop of lemon color if desired.

Lemon glaze can be used for lemon donuts, or vanilla donuts.

Orange Glaze

Orange glaze is a refreshing orange flavored glaze made using only a couple of ingredients.

Orange glaze is made by adding a little bit of orange juice to a glaze base.

You can also add a little orange zest on top of the orange glaze if desired for a beautiful orange color on top of the donuts.

Orange glaze can be used for orange donuts, or vanilla donuts.

21 Cupcake Icing Flavors

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Icing cupcakes can add flavor, texture, and an eye catching look to your beautiful baking creations.

Cupcake icing needs be thick, and stable to be able to pipe unique designs using piping tips.

Buttercream frosting or cream cheese icing are the perfect base to add a variety of flavors to create your own rich icing for cupcakes.

You can add a ton of flavor to cupcake icing using simple ingredients like freshly brewed espresso, vanilla beans, lemon zest, lime juice, etc.

Try using one of these sweet cupcake icing flavors for your next batch of cupcakes.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream cheese frosting is one of the favorite flavors of frosting for cupcakes.

It’s not as sweet as buttercream, and has the memorable cream cheese and vanilla flavor.

Cream cheese frosting needs to have the right consistency to be piped into shapes using a piping tip. Therefore I recommend using this recipe for cupcakes.

It’s a thick icing and it pipes well on top of cupcakes. You can also color it using gel food coloring or liquid food coloring.

Cupcake Icing Flavors

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla buttercream frosting is rich and creamy, with an aromatic flavor of vanilla.

It’s a stiff icing, therefore it pipes well on top of of cupcakes for those beautiful rose icing designs.

Vanilla buttercream is made with heavy cream instead of milk to thin it out, therefore it has more of a buttery, velvety flavor.

You can easily color vanilla buttercream frosting using gel food coloring, or liquid food coloring.

Strawberry Frosting

Strawberry frosting is one of the most fruity frostings you’ll ever eat!!

To make strawberry buttercream you have to first make strawberry puree. It smells as good as it sounds.

The puree is added to a buttercream base, and it produces a vibrant pink frosting.

Strawberry buttercream has a bit of unique look to it, it has tiny pieces of strawberry mixed throughout the icing.

I recommend using the buttercream within 1-2 days, as the flavor fades over time.

Cupcake Icing Flavors

White Chocolate Buttercream

White chocolate buttercream is made by adding melted vanilla chocolate to a buttercream base.

White chocolate is a fairly sweet chocolate, but added to buttercream makes it a delicious and creamy frosting that isn’t too sweet.

White chocolate buttercream is a beautiful crisp white frosting, but you can color if desired using gel food coloring.

Coffee Icing

Coffee icing is an incredible flavored icing because it’s FULL of coffee flavor.

It tastes like you’re eating a latte.

Coffee buttercream icing is made by adding instant coffee (I recommend using freshly brewed espresso) to a buttercream icing base.

Coffee buttercream frosting has a hazel color to the frosting.

Champagne Buttercream Frosting

Champagne buttercream frosting has a lovely hint of bubbly flavor.

Champagne buttercream frosting can be made using a sweet sparkling wine infused into a vanilla buttercream frosting. You could even use a strawberry sparkling wine for a little extra fruity flavor.

Champagne buttercream frosting is perfect for a wedding shower, NYE party, or birthday party celebration.

Cupcake Icing Flavors

Chai Spiced Frosting

Chai spiced frosting has the flavor of a chai latte.

Chai spiced frosting is made by infusing chai spice into a vanilla buttercream frosting.

Chai spiced frosting has a birch color to it.

It’s a unique tea flavored frosting that goes well with a vanilla cupcakes, or pumpkin cupcakes.

Cookies and Cream Frosting

Cookies and cream frosting has a hint of vanilla buttercream frosting, and tastes like you’re eating cookies in the form of icing.

Crushed cookies and cookie crumbs are added to the frosting to create this decadent and rich buttercream icing.

Cookies and cream buttercream frosting can be used for a chocolate cupcakes or vanilla cupcakes.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate buttercream frosting is a chocolatey, creamy frosting.

Chocolate buttercream frosting is made by adding a little vanilla extract, and cocoa powder to a buttercream base frosting.

Chocolate buttercream is a heavy frosting.

Chocolate buttercream can be used for frosting chocolate cupcakes.

Hazelnut Icing

Hazelnut icing is a nutty and chocolatey frosting.

Hazelnut buttercream icing is made by adding cocoa powder, and hazelnut sauce to a buttercream frosting.

Hazelnut frosting is a unique frosting in that it has a nut flavored undertone with chocolate flavor.

Hazelnut frosting goes well with chocolate, vanilla, or mocha cupcakes.

Peanut butter Frosting

Peanut butter frosting is a fluffy and light buttercream.

Peanut butter icing is made by simply adding peanut butter to a buttercream base.

It’s a bit unique, in that the frosting is thinned out by adding freshly whipped whipping cream.

The whipping cream adds a creamy texture to the buttercream frosting.

Peanut butter frosting goes well on top of chocolate cupcakes.

Elderflower Buttercream

Elderflower buttercream is a floral and refreshing buttercream frosting.

Elderflower buttercream is made by adding elderflower cordial to a buttercream base.

Elderflower buttercream goes well with lemon cupcakes or vanilla cupcakes.

Mint Chocolate Icing

Mint chocolate buttercream is a minty fresh, chocolatey icing.

Mint buttercream icing is made by adding mint extract, and dark chocolate chips to Italian buttercream icing.

You can also color the icing using liquid or gel food coloring if desired.

Mint buttercream icing goes well on top of a chocolate cupcakes.

Marshmallow Vanilla Frosting

Marshmallow vanilla frosting has a hint of marshmallow and vanilla flavors.

Marshmallow vanilla frosting is made using marshmallow fluff and vanilla extract, which is infused into a buttercream base icing.

Marshmallow vanilla frosting can be piped onto chocolate cupcakes or vanilla cupcakes.

Lemon Frosting

Lemon buttercream is a citrusy frosting with a burst of lemon flavor.

Lemon buttercream is made by adding lemon extract and freshly grated lemon zest to infuse into buttercream icing.

Lemon buttercream is goes well on top of lemon cupcakes or vanilla cupcakes.

Amaretto Icing

Amaretto buttercream is a sweet, cherry flavored frosting.

Amaretto buttercream is made by infusing amaretto and vanilla extract into buttercream frosting.

Slowly add the powdered sugar into the frosting, and taste test for yourself. Only add as much sugar as you need to. It might be too sweet otherwise.

Amaretto icing can be piped onto vanilla cupcakes for a sweet cherry cupcake flavor.

Banana Buttercream Icing

Banana buttercream frosting has a creamy banana flavor to it.

Banana buttercream icing is made with banana extract to buttercream frosting. You can add a little yellow liquid food coloring as well for a pop of color.

Banana buttercream icing can be piped onto banana cupcakes or vanilla cupcakes.

Coconut Frosting

Coconut frosting has a woody-fruity flavor to it.

Coconut buttercream icing is made by adding cream of coconut and coconut emulsion to buttercream icing.

Coconut frosting goes well on top of vanilla cupcakes.

Cream Cheese Lime Frosting

Cream cheese lime frosting has a refreshing citrus lime flavor, combined with tangy cream cheese.

Cream cheese lime frosting is made by adding fresh lime juice to a vanilla cream cheese base frosting.

You can add a couple of drops of green food coloring if desired.

Cream cheese lime frosting can be paired with vanilla cupcakes.

Mocha Icing

Mocha icing has a coffee-chocolate flavor to it. It’s rich and decadent.

Mocha buttercream icing is made by adding freshly brewed coffee or espresso, and cocoa powder to a vanilla buttercream icing.

Mocha icing can be piped on top of chocolate or vanilla cupcakes.

Irish Cream Frosting

Irish Cream frosting has a creamy vanilla flavor to it with a hint of whiskey.

Irish cream buttercream is made by adding Irish cream to a buttercream frosting.

Irish cream frosting goes well on top of vanilla cupcakes.

9 Egg Roll Wrapper Dessert Recipes

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You can fill your egg roll wrappers with cream cheese filling, fruit sauces, or marshmallows to make a delicious, unique dessert.

Egg rolls wrappers are thick, and doughy. Therefore they need to be fried, or baked prior to serving them as a dessert.

Cheesecake Egg Rolls

Cheesecake egg rolls are filled with rich cream cheese vanilla filling. You can put your favorite fresh berries into the egg roll as well, adding a fruity, sweet finish to your egg roll.

Bake the egg roll, and sprinkle a little cinnamon and sugar to top it off.

Serve the cheesecake egg rolls warm, right out of the oven.

Egg Roll Wrapper Dessert Recipes

Peach Cobbler Egg Rolls

Peach cobbler egg rolls are a sweet, peach flavored egg roll.

Peach cobbler egg rolls are made by creating a thickened vanilla peach sauce for the filling using cornstarch.

The peach filling is added to the egg roll, and the edges are sealed using a little egg wash.

Each egg roll is dipped into melted butter, and coated in cinnamon and sugar.

The peach cobbler egg rolls are baked, and then coated in vanilla icing, and dusted with powdered sugar.

Pineapple Cream Cheese Egg Rolls

Pineapple cream cheese egg rolls are a creamy, citrusy treat.

Use softened cream cheese and spread a thin layer over the egg roll wrapper.

Add freshly diced pineapple pieces, and a sprinkle of granulated sugar.

Add a little cinnamon if desired.

Roll up the wrap and bake in the oven until golden brown.

Serve warm, right out of the oven.

S’more Egg Rolls

S’more egg rolls are sweet, rich, and decadent.

They are filled with marshmallows, chocolate frosting, and graham cracker crumble to create the s’more flavor.

S’more egg rolls are fried in oil to make a thick, crispy outer layer.

The inside of the s’more egg rolls are melted and gooey from the marshmallows.

Top each of the s’more egg rolls with chocolate sauce, or use as a dipping sauce.

Pumpkin Pie Egg Rolls

Pumpkin pie egg rolls are made by adding cloves, nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, and brown sugar to pumpkin puree. The spices added to the pumpkin puree create the “pumpkin pie” flavoring.

Each of the egg rolls are sealed with water, and then deep fried until a golden brown, crispy layer is formed on the outside of the egg roll.

Pumpkin pie egg rolls are dusted with powdered sugar as a garnish.

Apple Pie Egg Rolls

Apple pie egg rolls are made by making a thick spiced apple filling.

The apples are cooked in butter, brown sugar, and water to make a thick apple syrup filling using a little cornstarch.

Allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon are add to make the “apple pie” flavoring of the egg roll filling.

Each of the egg rolls are deep fried for a crispy outer layer on the egg roll.

Serve the apple pie egg rolls with a side of caramel sauce for dipping.

Oreo Egg Rolls

Oreo egg rolls are filled with a sweet cream cheese filling, made using sweetened condensed milk.

The egg rolls have a layer of cream cheese filling, and a layer of crushed Oreo cookies.

The egg rolls are sealed tightly using an egg wash, and then are deep fried until a crispy golden layer coats the egg roll.

Oreo egg rolls taste like deep fried Oreo’s, and cheesecake, all in one rich dessert.

Banana Caramel Egg Rolls

Banana caramel egg rolls have a sweet finish, by dipping them in caramel sauce.

Banana caramel egg rolls are made by placing 1/2 banana in the egg roll. The egg roll is sealed, and brushed with a mixture of melted butter and cinnamon.

Each egg rolls is fried until the dough has a thin crispy layer

Cherry Cheesecake Egg Rolls

Cherry cheesecake egg rolls are made with a lemon cream cheese filling.

The lemon flavoring comes from lemon zest and lemon juice added to softened cream cheese.

The mixture is beaten until smooth, and then can be used as the first filling in the cherry cheesecake egg roll.

A spoonful of cherry pie filling is heaped on top of the cream cheese, and then the egg roll is sealed with water.

The egg rolls are deep fried until they are crispy on the outside, and warm on the inside.

Dust a bit of powdered sugar on top and then serve immediately.

7 Dessert Recipes using Spring Roll Wrappers

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Spring rolls wrappers are easy to use to make rich, decadent dessert recipes.

You can fill your spring roll wrappers with fruit, chocolate, and frosting for a delicious dessert filling.

Some dessert spring roll recipes need to be baked in the oven, or fried on the stovetop.

By cooking the spring rolls, this creates a crispy, golden, oily outer layer.

The inside of the spring roll wrapper dessert is a warm, fruity center.

Chocolate Banana Spring Rolls

Chocolate banana spring rolls are made by placing a 1/2 banana and chocolate sprinkle inside a rice paper wrap.

Fry the chocolate banana spring rolls in a frying pan with a bit of oil.

Cooking the spring rolls will melt the chocolate sprinkles, and give the outside a crisp golden layer.

The inside will be warm chocolate and banana flavors.

Dessert Recipes using Spring Roll Wrappers

Strawberry Spring Rolls

Strawberry spring rolls are made by placing sliced strawberries inside a rice paper wrap. The wrap is sealed, and then deep fried to create a crispy outer layer.

Serve freshly deep fried strawberry spring rolls with chocolate sauce for dipping and a side of whipping cream.

Baked Apple Spring Rolls

Baked apple spring rolls are made by adding apples with cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar to create an apple pie flavoring.

The spring rolls are wrapped up and baked in the oven until the apples are fork tender.

Serve the baked apple spring rolls with a drizzle of dark chocolate sauce and dusted powdered sugar.

Peanut Butter Banana Spring Rolls

Peanut butter banana spring rolls are made by mashing up bananas and adding a bit of peanut butter to them to make the filling.

Once the spring rolls are sealed, they can be baked in the oven, air fryer, or fried in oil on the stovetop.

The outside is a crispy, golden color, and the inside is a warm peanut butter and banana flavor.

Drizzle a little melted peanut butter on top right before serving.

Pineapple Cream Cheese Spring Rolls

Pineapple cream cheese spring rolls are a creamy, citrusy treat.

Use softened cream cheese and spread a thin layer over the spring roll wrapper.

Add freshly diced pineapple pieces, and a sprinkle of granulated sugar.

Add a little cinnamon if desired.

Roll up the wrap and bake in the oven until golden brown.

Serve warm, right out of the oven.

Fruit Spring Rolls

Fruit spring rolls are made by using a variety of fresh fruit and herbs to create a spring roll.

Begin by adding fresh mint leaves to your freshly dipped in water spring roll wrapper.

Add strawberries, kiwi slices, strips of mango and apples, blueberries. Roll up wrap tightly.

Try serving your fruit spring rolls with honey lime dip, or rich chocolate ganache.

Dessert Recipes using Spring Roll Wrappers

Pear Mascarpone Spring Rolls

Pear mascarpone spring rolls are a fruity, nutty, creamy dessert.

Pear mascarpone spring rolls are made by adding cinnamon, nutmeg, and maple syrup to diced pears to create the pear filling.

Mascarpone cheese and hazelnut spread and mixed together and added to the filling of the spring roll wrapper.

The spring rolls are fried until they have a golden outer layer.

Pear mascarpone spring rolls are served with a spiced hazelnut sauce.

6 Easter Cupcake Flavors Ideas

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Easter cupcakes are made into beautiful vibrant colors.

Easter cupcakes are full of a variety of flavors including citrus, chocolate, and tea flavors.

You can make an adorable “nest” on the top of your cupcakes using toasted coconut or sliced almonds, and a couple of mini eggs as decoration.

Lemon Cupcakes

Lemon cupcakes are sweet, tart, and will make your mouth water!

Lemon cupcakes are made by adding lemon zest and lemon juice to the cupcake batter.

Lemon cupcakes are incredibly tasty because they are topped with lemon cream cheese icing.

The cream cheese icing is infused with lemon juice and lemon zest, giving you a tangy sweet icing.

The sharpened sweet icing compliments the flavor of the lemon cupcakes making them taste irresistible.

Lemon cupcakes can be garnished with a small piece of lemon.

Key Lime Cupcakes

Key lime cupcakes are tart, sweet, and citrusy.

Key lime cupcakes are filled with sweet key lime filling made of sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese, and lime juice.

A small cone is cut in the top of the cupcakes after they are baked, and filled with the savory, citrus key lime filing.

Key lime cupcakes are frosting with cream cheese lime buttercream frosting.

To add a little texture and sweetness to the cupcakes, sprinkle some graham cracker crumble on top.

Sweet Peach Cupcakes

Sweet peach cupcakes is a sweet, refreshing, fruity cupcake.

Sweet peach cupcakes are made by using peach flavored soda as the liquid ingredient to flavor the cupcakes.

Once the batter is made, the cupcakes are layered with batter, a homemade peach compote, and then batter again and baked in the oven.

Sweet peach cupcakes are frosted with vanilla buttercream frosting infused with peach flavored soda.

Earl Grey Lavender Cupcakes

Earl grey lavender cupcakes are an earthy, tea flavored cupcake.

Earl grey is infused into warm milk to flavor the cupcakes with. The contents of a couple earl grey tea bags are emptied into the batter as well to flavor the cupcakes.

The frosting is a lavender buttercream frosting made by adding culinary lavender to a vanilla buttercream frosting.

A little blue and pink liquid food coloring is added to the buttercream to create a vibrant purple colored frosting for the cupcakes.

Easter Cupcakes Flavors

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes are rich and chocolatey. You only need 1 chocolate cupcake to be satisfied!!

Chocolate cupcakes are made by adding cocoa powder to a cupcake base.

Chocolate cupcakes are frosted with a chocolate buttercream.

Chocolate buttercream is made by adding cocoa powder, and melted milk chocolate to a buttercream frosting.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot cake cupcakes have a cinnamon spiced undertone, and a cream cheese frosting.

Grated carrots and cinnamon are added to a cupcake base to create the carrot cake cupcakes.

The cream cheese frosting is a sweet, creamy frosting that compliments the carrot cake cupcakes.

Easter Cupcakes Flavors

18 Buttercream Icing Flavors

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Buttercream icing is a classic frosting used for icing cupcakes, cakes, and macarons.

Buttercream frosting is the perfect base to add a variety of flavors to create your own rich icing.

You can add a ton of flavor using simple ingredients like freshly brewed espresso, vanilla beans, lemon zest, etc.

Try using one of these velvety icings for your next baking project!

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla buttercream frosting is rich and creamy, with an aromatic flavor of vanilla.

It’s a stiff icing, therefore it pipes well on top of of cupcakes for those beautiful rose icing designs.

Vanilla buttercream is made with heavy cream instead of milk to thin it out, therefore it has more of a buttery, velvety flavor.

You can easily color vanilla buttercream frosting using gel food coloring, or liquid food coloring.

Buttercream Icing Flavors

Strawberry Buttercream

Strawberry buttercream is one of the most fruity frostings you’ll ever eat!!

To make strawberry buttercream you have to first make strawberry puree. It smells as good as it sounds.

The puree is added to a buttercream base, and it produces a vibrant pink frosting.

Strawberry buttercream has a bit of unique look to it, it has tiny pieces of strawberry mixed throughout the icing.

I recommend using the buttercream within 1-2 days, as the flavor fades over time.

Buttercream Icing Flavors

White Chocolate Buttercream

White chocolate buttercream is made by adding melted vanilla chocolate to a buttercream base.

White chocolate is a fairly sweet chocolate, but added to buttercream makes it a delicious and creamy frosting that isn’t too sweet.

White chocolate buttercream is a beautiful crisp white frosting, but you can color if desired using gel food coloring.

Coffee Buttercream Frosting

Coffee buttercream frosting is an incredible flavored icing because it’s FULL of coffee flavor.

It tastes like you’re eating a latte.

Coffee buttercream icing is made by adding instant coffee (I recommend using freshly brewed espresso) to a buttercream icing base.

Coffee buttercream frosting has a hazel color to the frosting.

Buttercream frosting Flavors

Champagne Buttercream Frosting

Champagne buttercream frosting has a lovely hint of bubbly flavor.

Champagne buttercream frosting can be made using a sweet sparkling wine infused into a vanilla buttercream frosting.

Champagne buttercream frosting is perfect for a wedding shower, NYE party, or birthday party celebration.

Chai Spiced Buttercream Frosting

Chai spiced frosting has the flavor of a chai latte.

Chai spiced frosting is made by infusing chai spice into a vanilla buttercream frosting.

Chai spiced frosting has a birch color to it.

It’s a unique tea flavored frosting that goes well with a vanilla cake or cupcakes.

Cookies and Cream Buttercream Frosting

Cookies and cream buttercream frosting has a hint of vanilla buttercream frosting.

Crushed cookies and cookie crumbs are added to the frosting to create this decadent and rich buttercream icing.

Cookies and cream buttercream frosting can be used for a chocolate cake or vanilla cake.

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Chocolate Buttercream

Chocolate buttercream frosting is a chocolatey, creamy frosting.

Chocolate buttercream frosting is made by adding a little vanilla extract, and cocoa powder to a buttercream base frosting.

Chocolate buttercream is a heavy frosting. Typically chocolate buttercream is a used for frosting a chocolate cake, which is a fairly rich dessert.

Hazelnut buttercream

Hazelnut buttercream is a nutty and chocolatey frosting.

Hazelnut buttercream icing is made by adding cocoa powder, and hazelnut sauce to a buttercream frosting.

Hazelnut frosting is a unique frosting in that it has a nut flavored undertone with chocolate flavor. Hazelnut frosting goes well with chocolate, vanilla, or mocha cakes.

Flavors of buttercream icing

Peanut butter buttercream

Peanut butter buttercream frosting is a fluffy and light buttercream.

Peanut butter icing is made by simply adding peanut butter to a buttercream base.

It’s a bit unique, in that the frosting is thinned out by adding freshly whipped whipping cream.

The whipping cream adds a creamy texture to the buttercream frosting.

Elderflower Buttercream

Elderflower buttercream is a floral and refreshing buttercream frosting.

Elderflower buttercream is made by adding elderflower cordial to a buttercream base.

Elderflower buttercream goes well with lemon, or vanilla cakes.

Mint Buttercream Icing

Mint chocolate buttercream is a minty fresh, chocolatey icing.

Mint buttercream icing is made by adding mint extract, and dark chocolate chips to Italian buttercream icing.

You can also color the icing using liquid or gel food coloring if desired.

Mint buttercream icing goes well on top of a mint chocolate chip cake.

Lemon Buttercream

Lemon buttercream is a citrusy frosting with a burst of lemon flavor.

Lemon buttercream is made by adding lemon extract and freshly grated lemon zest to infuse into buttercream icing.

Lemon buttercream is goes well on top of lemon cake, or vanilla cake.

Amaretto Buttercream Frosting

Amaretto buttercream is a sweet, cherry flavored frosting.

Amaretto buttercream is made by infusing amaretto and vanilla extract into buttercream frosting.

Slowly add the powdered sugar into the frosting, and taste test for yourself. Only add as much sugar as you need to. It might be too sweet otherwise.

Banana Buttercream Icing

Banana buttercream frosting has a creamy banana flavor to it.

Banana buttercream icing is made with banana extract to buttercream frosting. You can add a little yellow liquid food coloring as well for a pop of color.

Coconut Buttercream

Coconut buttercream frosting has a woody-fruity flavor to it.

Coconut buttercream icing is made by adding cream of coconut and coconut emulsion to buttercream icing.

Mocha Buttercream Icing

Mocha buttercream has a coffee-chocolate flavor to it. It’s rich and decadent.

Mocha buttercream icing is made by adding freshly brewed coffee or espresso, and cocoa powder to a vanilla buttercream icing.

Buttercream Icing flavor ideas

Irish Cream Buttercream Icing

Irish Cream buttercream frosting has a creamy vanilla flavor to it with a hint of whiskey.

Irish cream buttercream is made by adding Irish cream to a buttercream frosting.