Chocolate Mirror Glaze Recipe – Dairy-Free

Chocolate Mirror Glaze Cake

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Did you ever wonder how pastry chefs make that mirror glaze finish on cakes? It is much easier than you’d imagine and you can find all of the ingredients right in your local grocery store. It’s a bucket list item for all home bakers. The best part of this recipe is that instead of using sweetened condensed milk or heavy cream, this recipe is completely dairy-free!

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Mint Chocolate Buttercream Frosting or Chocolate Frosting (Swiss Meringue)

Gluten Free Cupcakes with Chocolate Mint Buttercream Frosting

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Often, chocolate buttercream just doesn’t taste chocolatey enough. This Swiss meringue buttercream contains the perfect balance of chocolate and slightly minty flavor. So many times recipes turn out too minty, which drowns out the chocolate flavor. Not here! Just imagine a chocolate milkshake with a little peppermint. That’s exactly what this frosting tastes like. I’ve never been a mint fan, but this one I can eat straight from the mixing bowl. It’s that good!

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Chocolate Ganache Marshmallow Frosting – Filling (Dairy-Free Option)

Chocolate Ganache Marshmallow Frosting - Filling

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As thick as the ganache filling in chocolate truffles, this chocolate ganache marshmallow frosting and filling tastes like chocolate caramel but is not chewy. This mixture makes one of the most decadent desserts I have had in quite a while. The only problem is that it is so addictive! Enjoy all you want and have a chicken salad for dinner.

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Whipped Chocolate Ganache Frosting

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Beat air into rich chocolate ganache and you have an amazing frosting. Whipped chocolate ganache frosting is great when used to frost cupcakes and cake. However, you may use it as a filling for cupcakes, cakes, and pastries, even ice cream sandwiches. It’s an easy chocolate mousse recipe too! This is something any chocolate lover would appreciate and it’s so easy to make Continue reading “Whipped Chocolate Ganache Frosting”

Strawberry Whipped Cream Recipe

Strawberry Whipped Cream For Cakes

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I’ve been working on a Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe. I frosted the last cake with this naturally colored and flavored fresh strawberry whipped cream recipe. It took a lot of adding more of this and that, but it was worth the time. When my hubby tasted it he said, “It tastes like a strawberry!” I asked him if it was sweet enough. He replied, “It’s perfect.” I hope you think so too. Enjoy! Continue reading “Strawberry Whipped Cream Recipe”

Gluten Free Ermine Frosting – Flour Buttercream – Boiled Milk Frosting (Dairy-Free Options)

Gluten Free Ermine Frosting for Red Velvet

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With its multiple names, this gluten free ermine frosting is an old-fashioned sweet buttercream recipe that calls for flour and milk. Ermine frosting is the original icing used to frost red velvet cake. You use flour and milk. Flour buttercream (aka ermine frosting) is the original icing used to frost red velvet cake. You use flour and boiled milk to create a sturdy frosting texture. While this recipe is not well-known, it is silky in texture and a little soft, but sturdy enough to pipe. It is perfect for those with allergies to egg.  Boiled milk frosting (aka ermine frosting) is also great for those who wish to avoid internationally known buttercreams or American Buttercream. Continue reading “Gluten Free Ermine Frosting – Flour Buttercream – Boiled Milk Frosting (Dairy-Free Options)”

German Buttercream Recipe (With an Egg-Free & Dairy-Free Version)

German Buttercream Frosting

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German buttercream has gotten a bad name for being too soft to pipe or use to frost cakes, but it’s not so! Use this soft, creamy goodness on refrigerated cakes or as a filling for donuts, cakes, and cupcakes. You start with pastry cream and end up with an amazing, rich buttercream. It doesn’t even taste like buttercream. This German buttercream recipe is much better! It tastes like pastry cream. Continue reading “German Buttercream Recipe (With an Egg-Free & Dairy-Free Version)”