For those learning how to bake a cake, you all know that the frosting plays a key role in how tasty your cake is and how it looks. You absolutely can do it on your own, but it is a challenging task to get delicious frosting while you have to spend lots of time on it.
Alternatively, it is much more convenient and time-saving to buy the ready-made frosting rather than making it on your own. However, the bought frosting sometimes can’t bring you the desired taste and flavor, and of course, it doesn’t taste home-made.
Don’t worry; you absolutely may learn how to make the store bought frosting better within some steps with simple ingredients and equipment. If you hope to get the frosting of your preference, don’t skip any part of the article since you will be provided with a comprehensive guide on what you need to prepare to get the job done and how you do it.
What You Need To Prepare
Before kicking off doing your frosting, you have to prepare some essential ingredients and equipment.
Obviously, the first thing you need to do the tutorial is ready-made frosting. You can easily buy some ready-made frosting at any supermarket or grocery store. Choose any of your preference. There are different flavors, but the most popular are vanilla, chocolate or fruit.
- Jam, Flavor Extract Or Cream Cheese
If you want to get a specific flavor for your frosting, the easiest way is to add in some jams or flavor extract based on your preferences. Coconut milk extract, vanilla extract, strawberry and orange jam are great ideas for adding flavor to the frosting. But remember to choose organic jam and natural extract to get the best taste and flavor.
It will be great to mix frosting with other ingredients like extracts, jam or sugar with a hand mixer or the stand mixer because the precise repeated speed of the machine brings you the best texture and taste of the mixed frosting.
However, if you don’t have the equipment in your house and don’t want to spend money on them, you may use the spatula instead.
For the spatula, we have silicon spatula and a wooden spatula. But I highly recommend the wooden one since it doesn’t melt when meeting heat. Also, it takes your more time, attention and skills to get desired texture and taste with