Cupcakes without frosting are drab and boring. You don’t want to have boring cupcakes, do you? Level up your cakes and cupcakes with better, homemade frosting! Enjoy these 27 fantastic frosting recipes for cakes, cupcakes, & more…
1. The Best Eggnog Buttercream Frosting
The Best Eggnog Buttercream Frosting is creamy and delicious and it tastes just like a glass of Eggnog. What a great frosting for your holiday cupcakes!
2. Cake Batter Buttercream Frosting
Cake Batter Buttercream Frosting is a creamy buttercream frosting flavored with cake mix and sprinkles that is perfect for a fun birthday celebration.
3. Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting
Spice up your frosted desserts with this delicious The Best Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting. It is so easy to make and tastes sweet, spicy and amazing!
4. Chocolate Fudge Frosting
This Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting is so rich, it will make the best cake ever! A fast and easy six-ingredient recipe for the best chocolate icing.
5. Coconut Pecan Frosting
This Coconut Pecan Frosting is such a delicious and flavorful frosting. It has a nutty taste paired with shredded coconut that is perfect for German Chocolate Cakes.
6. Nutella Frosting
Rich and luscious Nutella Frosting will have you swooning! A basic buttercream with the addition of Nutella will complement all your favorite cakes. The recipe is so simple to and incredibly addicting.
7. The Best Pumpkin Spice Buttercream Frosting
The Best Pumpkin Spice Buttercream Frosting is sweet, creamy, pumpkin-y, spicy and delicious, a great Fall cake or cupcake choice!
8. The Best Pink Lemonade Frosting
The Best Pink Lemonade Frosting is a creamy buttercream frosting flavored with pink lemonade that is perfect for a Spring or Summer dessert.
9. The Best Cookie Dough Frosting
We have perfected this The Best Cookie Dough Frosting recipe and think we have come up with the best version that we have ever tasted.
10. Super Creamy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
This is my favorite chocolate buttercream recipe. I’m tempted to call it a “basic” chocolate buttercream, but it’s anything but– it’s incredibly CREAMY, silky, smooth, and rich. Like a decadent brownie in frosting form. Melts in your mouth and is unbelievable on chocolate cupcakes.
11. Oreo Buttercream Frosting
Oreo Buttercream Frosting is the BEST frosting you’ll ever eat. It tastes JUST LIKE AN OREO and is perfect as a cake frosting or a cupcake frosting!
12. The Best Lemon Buttercream Frosting
Classic Buttercream Frosting flavored with fresh lemons makes this Best Lemon Buttercream Frosting one of those go-to frostings that will always be a hit.
13. Dark Chocolate Frosting
Indulge yourself with this recipe for Devil’s Food Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Frosting. It’s a heavenly moist and fudgy chocolate cake topped beautifully with dark chocolate, cream cheese frosting.
14. The Best Maraschino Cherry Buttercream Frosting
Our delicious buttercream frosting flavored with yummy cherries. If you are a cherry lover, The Best Maraschino Cherry Buttercream Frosting is the frosting for you!
15. White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
White chocolate buttercream, easy to make and perfect for piping onto cupcakes, layer cakes, macarons or special celebration cakes.
16. Salted Caramel Frosting
You only need 5 ingredients: butter, brown sugar, heavy cream, salt, confectioners’ sugar. No candy thermometer for the caramel; just a couple minutes of whisking and bubbling. Let it cool for 30 minutes, then beat in confectioners’ sugar and more heavy cream. And you’ll get this smooth-as-silk magic.
17. Vanilla Cloud Frosting
Oh, this frosting. You need this frosting. It’s simply sensuous, like slipping under a pure white down comforter on a plush four-star hotel bed. The fresh whipped cream provides lightness while cream cheese delivers body. The combination makes this recipe airier than traditional cream cheese frosting but more substantial than whipped cream frosting.
18. Chocolate Frosting
Homemade Chocolate Frosting – I think that frosting is just as important to making a delicious cake as the cake recipe itself. This recipe for homemade chocolate frosting is luscious.
19. Pineapple Frosting
Thick and creamy Pineapple Frosting with tiny bits of pineapple speckled throughout will make all your cakes and cupcakes taste amazing! This is one frosting that will be a huge hit with each and every person who tries it.
20. Best Cream Cheese Frosting
Everyone needs a great cream cheese frosting recipe and our The Best Cream Cheese Frosting recipe won’t disappoint. Sweet and creamy and delicious.
21. Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting
Marshmallow Frosting Recipe is a fun spin on buttercream with marshmallow creme, making a simple, sticky, and sweet Marshmallow Frosting. Perfect your favorite cupcakes.
22. Fluffy Brown Sugar Icing
What I love about old recipes is the way they are written.
Pat wrote: “drops like a hair from spoon” as to know when the brown sugar mixture is ready. It was interesting, and I had to see what she meant.
Plus… hello… FLUFFY BROWN SUGAR ICING!! How could you not want to know what that tastes like?!
23. The Best Mint Buttercream Frosting
Our amazing Buttercream Frosting recipe infused with Mint flavoring is one of our new favorite things. Try The Best Mint Buttercream Frosting today!
24. Coffee Buttercream Frosting
How to make perfect coffee buttercream icing. Ideal for cupcakes, macarons and layer cakes – especially coffee & walnut cake.
25. The Best Ever Peanut Butter Frosting
Peanut Butter Frosting: Thick, peanut butter frosting, perfect for topping chocolate cupcakes! The ultimate in luxurious, smooth, creamy, thick, delicious frosting. This frosting is so good you will want to eat it with a spoon.
26. The Best Whipped Cream Frosting
Our Best Whipped Cream Frosting is creamy, delicious and tastes just like Whipped Cream. Perfect for when you need a frosting a little lighter than buttercream.
27. How To Make Buttercream Frosting (4 Flavors)
Learn how to make buttercream frosting with this easy tutorial. This is the BEST recipe for homemade buttercream, it pipes perfectly, and makes a great base for other frosting flavors too!