The Dollop Book of Frosting: Sweet and Savory Icings, Spreads, Meringues, and Ganaches for Dessert and Beyond

The Dollop Book of Frosting: Sweet and Savory Icings, Spreads, Meringues, and Ganaches for Dessert and Beyond

by Heather 'Cupcakes' Saffer

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45 flavorful frostings that truly take the cake!

After her appearance on Food Network's Cupcake Wars, thousands traveled far and wide for a bite of Heather "Cupcakes" Saffer's delicious desserts, but it wasn't just the warm cake they were clamoring for--they couldn't get enough of the gourmet frostings that adorned the irresistible treats. In this book, she shares her most decadent frosting recipes, a variety of creative uses for the icings, and the memories that inspired her to concoct such extraordinary flavor combinations.

From Orange Cardamom and Strawberry Merengue to Cinnamon Whisky Buttercream and Maple Bacon, each mouthwatering spread features step-by-step instructions and tempting ideas for using the yummy creation in snacks, entrees, and cocktails. You will surprise guests with indulgent goodies swirled with rich and creamy frostings like:
  • Strawberry-frosted limoncello "shortcakes"
  • Malbec ganache tossed chocolate raspberry pasta
  • Coffee toffee ganache frosting truffles
  • S'more push-pop parfaits
  • Cheddar beer-boiled pretzels dipped in a cheddar bacon frosting

Complete with hundreds of mouthwatering four-color photographs, The Dollop Book of Frosting shows you how to turn this ordinary cupcake topping into a show-stopping treat!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440558849
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 08/18/2013
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 14 MB
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About the Author

Heather "Cupcakes" Saffer is the president and founder of Dollop Gourmet. Over the past five years, she has perfected her frosting recipes, using them to frost cupcakes for thousands of men, women, and children at her former cupcake bar, Dollop Gourmet Cupcake Creations, and at events across the country. A winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, public speaker, and social media lover, Heather pushes the boundaries on what can be done with frosting (and life), and brings her infectious smile and antics online at For a regular glimpse into Heather's kitchen, life, and hilarious insights, check out Find her everywhere as @HeatherCupcakes.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

The Tricks of the Trade 11

Part 1 The Classics 17

Vanilla Buttercream 18

Vanilla Cupcakes 20

Chocolate Buttercream 21

Chocolate Cupcakes 23

Cream Cheese Frosting 24

Red Velvet Cupcakes 26

Strawberry Frosting 27

Strawberry-Frosted Limoncello "Shortcakes" 29

Salted Caramel Frosting 30

Salted Caramel Apple Tarts 32

Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting 33

Mint Chocolate Cookie Trifle 35

Peanut Butter Buttercream 36

Ultimate Dude Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cupcakes 38

Lemon Glaze Frosting 40

Frosting Fruit Salad 41

Cookies and Cream Frosting 43

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Trifle 44

Peppermint Buttercream 46

Peppermint Cookie Cups with Peppermint Ice Cream 47

Mocha Frosting 49

Mocha Upside-Down Cupcakes 50

Raspberry Buttercream 51

Spinach "Salad" 53

S'more Frosting 54

S'more Push-Pop Parfaits 56

Part 2 With A Twist 57

Brown Sugar Frosting 58

Sweet Potato Fries and Blueberry Ketchup Cupcakes 60

Cookie Dough Frosting 63

Chocolate Chip Cookie Wafers 64

Toffee Honey Frosting 65

Frosted Popcorn 66

Bananas Foster Frosting 68

Bananas Foster Cupcake-Pancake Bites 69

Chocolate Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting 71

Banana Split Cake Balls 72

Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Frosting 73

Pumpkin Spice Pizzas 75

Toffee Ganache Frosting 76

Coffee Toffee Ganache Frosting Truffles 77

Hazelnut Coffee Frosting 79

Vanilla Hazelnut Coffee Pudding 80

Brownie Batter Frosting 81

Salted Triple Chocolate Brownie Batter Cookies 83

Gingersnap Stout Frosting 84

Gingersnap Stout Pie 85

Chocolate Chipotle Frosting 87

Chocolate Chipotle Frosted Nachos with Chili 88

Malbec Ganache Frosting 89

Chocolate Raspberry Pasta 91

Strawberry Meringue Frosting 92

Floating Strawberry Meringue Drop Cookies 94

Margarita Meringue Frosting 95

Margarita Crispy Rice Treats 97

Strawberry Champagne Frosting 98

Champagne Cake Bites with Raspberries 100

Part 3 Be Crazy: Live a Frosted Life 101

Lavender Orange Frosting 102

Lavender Orange Biscotti 104

Honey Brie Frosting 105

Rosemary Sea Salt Shortbreads with Fig 107

White Chocolate Blueberry Ganache 108

Pear Cookies 110

Orange Cardamom Icing 111

Orange Cut-Out Cookies 113

Clove Buttercream 114

Bittersweet Chocolate, Clove, Beer, and Spicy Beer Caramel Cupcakes 116

Strawberry Balsamic Goat Cheese Frosting 118

Strawberry Spinach Cheesecakes 120

Juniper Chocolate Frosting 121

Blackberry Brownies 123

Peach Basil Whipped Cream 124

Peach Basil Pancakes 126

Cashew Sriracha Frosting 127

Sriracha Brownies 129

Coconut Almond Frosting 130

Cashew Chocolate Bacon Bark 131

Tahini Currant Frosting 133

Tahini Currant Crispy Rice Bars 134

Pistachio Coconut Frosting 135

Pistachio Coconut Cookie Thins 137

Honey Mustard Frosting 138

Corn Dog Cupcakes 140

Cheddar Bacon Frosting 141

Cheddar Beer-Boiled Pretzels 143

Cinnamon Whisky Buttercream 144

Strawberry Firebomb Cupcakes 146

Concord Grape Frosting 149

Peanut Butter Granola 150

Maple Bacon Frosting 151

Vanilla Buttermilk Waffles 152

Appendix: Conversion Chart 154

Index 155

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