Basic Cookie Icing
We love cookies all year round and having a good staple cookie icing is a necessity in our minds! Here is our version of a classic cookie icing that is great to work with and can be a good base to add vibrant Chefmaster® colors to.
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2-3 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl
- Stir with whisk until smooth
- If icing seems runny add more powdered sugar until icing is thick enough to not drip when spread onto cookie
- Add Chefmaster® liqua-gel or Chefmaster® Natural food color in desired shade and blend until color is uniform throughout
- Apply to cookie and let set for at least 15 minutes
- Enjoy with all the cookie lovers you know!
Basic Buttercream Frosting
We know there are A LOT of buttercream frosting lovers out there, so we put together this basic buttercream recipe for you to use as your staple. One great thing about buttercream frosting is that Chefmaster® liqua-gel® and concentrated gels food color look wonderfully vibrant in it. Use this buttercream recipe on all your cakes and choose a fun Chefmaster® color to fit any theme you desire.
- ½ cup unsalted butter
- 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups confectioner’s sugar
- 2 tablespoons milk
- Place ½ cup unsalted butter in a mixer bowl and mix until smooth and fluffy.
- Gradually beat 2 cups confectioner sugar until fully mix and dissolved.
- Beat in 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract.
- Pour in 2 tablespoons milk and beat for an additional 3-4 minutes.
- Add your preferred color of Chefmaster® liqua-gel® or concentrated gel food color
- Have your cake and eat it too!