10 Festive Frostings

Bakers, rejoice! It’s officially the holiday baking season. I’m sure you’re all hard at work whipping up delectable cakes, cupcakes and cake pops so I thought I would provide you with some frosting inspiration. This Christmas, deck out your cakes in seasonal cheer with these mouth-watering Festive Frostings.

The Peppermint Buttercream Frosting on these candy cane cupcakes is the sweetest way to celebrate the holiday season. Make sure to use good quality peppermint extract in this recipe to ensure your frosting is out of this world. (Via Sugar et Al.)

Peppermint Buttercream Frosting

Eggnog, anyone? Enjoy your favourite yule tide libation in frosting form with this incredible recipe for Eggnog Frosting. (Via Completely Delicious.)

Eggnog Frosting

Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting is a little something different for this festive time of year. Bonus: it pairs perfectly with gingerbread cake. (Via Busy in Brooklyn.)

Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Scented with cinnamon and lusciously creamy, Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting is a sweet and spicy way to finish off any holiday cake. Make extra. You’ll need it! (Via Framed Cooks.)

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Christmas is all about indulgence and what’s more decadent than chocolate? Treat yourself to the good stuff this holiday season and whip up a batch of super rich (and easy!) Chocolate Frosting. You’ll want to put it on everything, I promise. (Via Handle the Heat.)

Chocolate Frosting

Yum! For me, oranges and clementines are the official fruits of Christmas. Enjoy that bright citrus flavour on top of your cakes this year with this completely delicious recipe for Orange Frosting. (Via Alta Editions.)

Orange Frosting

Let it snow! Recreate the winter scene outside with Voluminous Italian Meringue Frosting. So fluffy and dramatic – with all the wonder of a first snowfall. (Via Leelabean Bakes.)

Italian Meringue Frosting

Anything with salted caramel immediately grabs my attention and this recipe for Salted Caramel Frosting is no exception. Gild the lily, this December, and finish your cakes with a frosting fit for a king. (Via Effortless Chic.)

Salted Caramel Frosting

Enjoy the best of both worlds! The flavour of your favourite pumpkin pie and the tender, cakey goodness of your go-to cake recipe. Too good to be true, you say? It’s is all possible thanks to the invention of Butter Pecan Frosting. (Via Half Baked Harvest.)

Butter Pecan Frosting

Craving the haunting spicy sweetness of a chewy molasses cookie? You’re in luck. Molasses Buttercream is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. (Via Bakeaholic Mama.)

molasses buttercream frosting

Deborah Hemming

Deborah Hemming

Deborah Hemming is a food and hospitality writer who lives, cooks, eats and drinks in Montreal, Quebec. Originally from Nova Scotia, Deborah moved to Montreal to earn her Master of Arts in English Literature from McGill University. Recently graduated, she's now taking on the real world one recipe at a time. She loves red wine, Ruth Reichl, and browned butter.
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