Homemade Frosting Recipes To Up Your Cake Game

homemade frosting recipes

Want to know how to turn a boxed cake into something super special? Make a batch of homemade buttercream frosting! Creamy and buttery, use it to frost a cake and make pretty rosettes with a piping bag. It turns an ordinary cake into bakery quality. No one will guess how easy it was to make. We’re sharing 9 homemade frosting recipes that will up your cake game.

Yummy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Yummy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

"Bakery quality, it's the perfect frosting for spreading or piping. The flavor is rich with a hint of butter but mostly you taste vanilla." - The Kitchen Crew
Creamy Peanut Butter Frosting

Creamy Peanut Butter Frosting

"This is one of my favorite frostings, and I have tinkered around with proportions for years. This recipe is the perfect texture for piping, it is not too thick or too thin." - Debbie
Rocky Road Frosting

Rocky Road Frosting

"The smell of the chocolate and marshmallows melting, had the kids asking is it ready to eat yet. You could eat this right out of the mixing bowl." - The Kitchen Crew
Brown Butter Frosting Recipe

Brown Butter Frosting Recipe

"Brown Butter Frosting Recipe is flavored with brown butter for a delicious frosting that’s perfect on cakes, cupcakes, brownies, and more! It’s simply magical! This one extra step makes your recipes richer and more delicious!" - Paula
Easy Coffee Icing

Easy Coffee Icing

"I made this easy coffee frosting to go on a mayonnaise cake (chocolate). It whips up quick and easy. The coffee flavor is perfect and its hardly sweet at all." - Amy
Authentic Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting

Authentic Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting

"This is a creamy light version that is not rich and heavy. Very smooth with subtle sweet tones. This recipe reflects the naturalness and simplicity that Italians use in their recipes." - Annamaria
Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Lemon Buttercream Frosting

"This is a super sweet and tangy lemon buttercream." - Desiree
Marshmallow Vanilla Buttercream

Marshmallow Vanilla Buttercream

"This is the easiest frosting I have ever made and it is to die for! It goes perfectly with a deep dark chocolate cake or any cake that goes well with a light frosting. And the best part is it's a snap to make." - Clare
Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting

"The flavor of the buttercream icing can be customized using different extracts. Extracts like almond, raspberry, orange, caramel, or maple would be delicious." - The Kitchen Crew