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Eggless Frosting for Cakes

I have been baking cakes for pretty long time now, however never dared to frost them until I took Wilton cake decoration class. I only took first course and feel its enough for me to frost day to day cakes. The class teaches to make 3D roses, borders, writing, 3D clown, and lot more. 
The only thing I did not like was the frosting. Wilton uses buttercream frosting in three different consistencies; thin for covering the cake, medium for shells, sweet pea designs and stiff for 3D figures. For some reason, my family didn't like the texture and taste of the frosting. We found it too sugary and gritty. I could never eat this frosting in my life.
I was little disappointed after the class as I thought I would not be able to decorate cakes for my dear ones on their special days...I started looking for other options and found the recipe below. Love this frosting. The texture and flavor is just from heaven :)) The only problem I see is,  it needs to be refrigerated at all times and not sure can make 3D figures form this......If you have any ideas,do far, I am happy :)

frosting cake

Ingredients: (good for single layer 8' diameter cake)
Heavy whipping cream - 1 cup
Confectioners sugar - 3 tbsp
Clear vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp (clear vanilla does not leave brown color)

It is advisable to chill mixing bowl, and mixer attachment prior to whipping.
  1. Whipp heavy whipping cream until it starts to thicken. Add sugar and clear vanilla extract and beat till you get stiff peaks. Do not overbeat, it can cause separation of butter
  2. Frost on cool cake and decorate 
  3. I frosted a chocolate cake
Here are some videos for first timers
Learn How to tort, fill and level a cake

How to fill decorating bags

How to frost cakes


wow..what a lovely cake Renu...i have been searching eggless cake dear...Thanks for sharing..
jais said…
looks lovely dear
lovely,feel like having a bite now:-)
Sharmilee! :) said…
Lovelt cake...thanks for sharing
Prathibha said…
Thats a lovely cake...thanks for sharing videos dear
Priya said…
Such a beautiful cake, and fabulous looking frosting..
Fitted kitchen said…
Well, Awesome cake. great looking cake there, I need to ideal making hummus. Thanks for this lovely picture.
spider veins said…
I love this cake. And Its look lovely and delicious. Thanks !!
Anonymous said…
Ok. I didn't see a recipe up there for eggless frosting. says w/o butter . what are tthe ingreds ??
Renu said…
Hi Anonymous,
The ingredients are listed just below the picture.

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