While I make cakes and frostings from scratch every week, I do it for a living. There was a time that I worked in the “corporate world” Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 5:00 and just the thought of going home to make a cake and frosting from scratch was daunting to say the least!
Box cakes, in my opinion, are actually pretty good but store bought frosting, on the other hand, could use some improvement. I’ll tell you how to improve on cake mixes another time . . . today is all about improving on the store bought frosting!
For most people store bought frosting is too sweet and hard to spread on a cake. Though not specifically labeled, most of the tub frostings are considered buttercream frosting, except for those specifically labeled as cream cheese. Here are a few tricks to making any tub of store bought frosting taste pretty close to homemade:
I hope these tips will help you to create your own homemade version of frosting. If you know of more tips, please share them in the comment section below. Until next time . . .
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