Buttercream frosting is one label for a variety of ingredients and flavors. It can be difficult for the novice baker (and even the experienced baker) to figure out what is best in a particular situation. Although one baker may prefer one over the other, the truth is that each has it’s own strengths and weaknesses. One may be perfect for one cake and yet a total failure in another situation.
Knowing what the ingredients are for each type, how they are made, and what the strengths and weaknesses are can help you to have a successful (and delicious) cake in any situation. Continue reading