This cream cheese frosting is highly addictive. Make more than you think that’s needed just to err on the safe side.
This versatile cream cheese icing can be used on a variety of different cupcakes such as:
Not only does this icing match so well with different kinds of sponge, you can actually give it different flavours.
Lemon: 4 tbsp lemon juice or 4tsp lemon zest
Ginger: 2tsp ground ginger
Peppermint: 3tsp peppermint extract
Cinnamon: 10ml (2 tsp) ground cinnamon [used in the photos with Pumpkin Cupcakes]
Coconut: freshly grated or dried flaked coconut
Chinese Five Spice: 1 tsp
Bourbon: add a little at a time, right consistency – keep shape – and flavour, try other alcohol such as Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur.
Chilli: chili powder, add little at a time to taste. Use with chocolate for Cinco de Mayo theme.
Go and have a play in the kitchen – bake your heart out!
Cupcake Cookbooks You will Love
- The Hummingbird Bakery Cupcakes & Muffins
- Cupcakes From the Primrose Bakery
- Making Cupcakes with Lola