Advice 1: How to make chocolate frosting for cake

Cakes and cupcakes are often decorated with fragrant and delicious chocolate frosting that you can prepare at home will not be easy. Options for its cooking there are some for every taste and possibilities.
How to make chocolate frosting for cake
You will need
    • I option:
    • black chocolate - 1 tile (100 g);
    • cream - 2 tablespoons.
    • Option II:
    • cocoa powder - 3 tablespoons;
    • sugar - 3 table spoons;
    • milk - 3 tablespoons;
    • butter - 50 g
    • Variant III:
    • sour cream 15% fat - 0.5 cups;
    • sugar - 0.5 cups;
    • cocoa - 2 tablespoons;
    • butter - 50 g
    • IV option:
    • cocoa 8 teaspoons;
    • sugar - 16 teaspoons;
    • vinegar - 1 teaspoon;
    • water 50 g;
    • butter - 50 g
I the option.
Smash into small pieces tiles of black chocolate, add to a bowl and melt in a water bath. Then add the cream and stir well. Pour the slightly warm cake with glaze, so it does not harden. This chocolate glaze is poured the top layer of the cake which has no butter cream.
II option.
Mix well the cocoa, sugar and milk, bring the mixture to a boil. When slightly cooled, add butter and stir until smooth. Use slightly warm, otherwise it will be difficult to evenly distribute on the product. This frosting is so shiny, it is used in particular for decorating a home "Prague" cake.
Variant III.
Thoroughly mix cocoa with sugar and add the sour cream. Put on fire and stir, bring to a boil, then immediately remove from heat. In warm mixture, add the butter and mix well. Use the icing to pour on top of jam or just on the cake, because it is warm and the butter cream will melt.
IV option.
Connect the sugar and cocoa with the water and vinegar and allow the mixture to boil. Then add the butter and stir until it dissolves. Chocolate icing is ready. Pour it in the cake while it's warm. Cold glaze you can make decorations on the cake using a pastry bag.
Chocolate icing is also used to decorate pies and rolls with poppy seeds.

Chocolate icing made from melted chocolate, used for fruit fondue to dip the fruit pieces and berries, skewered on skewers. This is a wonderful dish for a children's party.
Useful advice
Instead of sugar is better to use powdered sugar, with chocolate icing it to cook faster.

In chocolate icing on the basis of cocoa powder, you can add the vanilla sugar for flavor.

Advice 2: How to make the icing on the cake

Icing decorate cakes, brownies and cookies. Smooth and shiny surface glaze makes the cakes more attractive and appetizing. On top of the frosting sweet masterpieces decorated with a variety of cream or figures of mastic.
How to make the icing on the cake
You will need
    • Chocolate frosting cocoa powder
    • cocoa powder (50 g)
    • powdered sugar (200 g)
    • water (3 tbsp.)
    • butter (50 g)
    • Chocolate glaze
    • dark chocolate (200 g)
    • cream for coffee (1 tbsp)
    • butter (20 g)
    • Sugar-protein frosting
    • powdered sugar (1 Cup)
    • proteins (2 pieces)
    • lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
    • Chocolate-mint glaze
    • chocolate candies (10 pieces)
    • candy (1 piece)
    • water or milk (3 tbsp.)
    • Chocolate honey glaze
    • honey (3 tablespoons)
    • water (2 tbsp.)
    • dark chocolate (20 g)
    • butter (30 g)
Chocolate icing made from cocoa powder.

Cocoa powder mixed with powdered sugar, add 3 tablespoons of water and put in a water bath. Stir the mixture constantly with a spoon. Once chocolate is smooth, add the butter, melt it completely. Remove glaze from heat and immediately pour the product.
The chocolate glaze.

Melt dark chocolate with 1 tbsp. of cream in a water bath or in the microwave. Add the butter and heat the mixture again. Hot the glaze will be shiny and viscous.
Sugar-protein frosting.

Sift the icing sugar through a sieve into a bowl. Add the whites and beat with a mixer or whisk until fluffy. Pour a few drops of lemon juice and blend again. The icing turns white. If you need a color glaze instead of the lemon juice drop by drop enter the syrup or juice of sea buckthorn, red currant, beet, or orange. Accordingly you get the frosting yellow, pink, Burgundy and orange.
Chocolate-mint glaze.

Put into a saucepan chocolates and crushed peppermint, add 3 tablespoons of water or milk. Melt candy with constant stirring. Molten chocolate-mint frosting pour over cake.
Chocolate-honey glaze.

Mix in a bowl honey 2 tbsp. spoons of water. Put on a small fire and cook until until the mixture begins to caramelize. Put the chocolate pieces, stirring occasionally, melt the chocolate. Remove the saucepan from the heat and add a knob of butter. Thoroughly stir the glaze, cool slightly and cover your cake.
Useful advice
Cake or biscuit before applying the glaze, sprinkle a little starch to the glaze did not flow down from the product. Pour the starch in a strainer and shaking the strainer over the cake, evenly apply the starch to the surface. Leveled the frosting with a hot knife.

Advice 3: How to make glaze for cake

The glaze used for decoration of confectionery products - cakes, cakes, cakes and cookies. Glaze coating is also elegant and tasty coating for fruit or nuts.
How to make glaze for cake
You will need
    • For the chocolate glaze:
    • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 2 tablespoons of sour cream
    • For the sugar glaze:
    • 250 g of powdered sugar
    • 1 egg white
    • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
    • lemon juice
    • For a crispy glaze:
    • 2/3 Cup granulated sugar
    • 120 g butter
    • 50 ml of milk
    • For lime or lemon glaze:
    • 120 g icing sugar
    • 5 teaspoons lime juice/lemon
    • For the fruit glaze:
    • fruit juice (2 portions of 300 ml)
    • granulated sugar or powder 500 g
    • gelatin 20 g
    • glucose syrup 5 tablespoons
    • citric acid 10 g
    • food coloring
To prepare chocolate glaze, mix the sugar and cocoa powder. A container with mixture, place on low heat and add the sour cream. Stirring constantly, heat until then, until the sugar is completely dissolved. Then bring the mixture to a boil. If you want to obtain a smooth surface of the cake, apply an icing hot. If applied chilled, the surface will be rough.
To prepare the sugar glaze you will need powdered sugar. You can buy ready-made or grind granulated sugar in a coffee grinder or mill. Separate the egg white from the yolk and refrigerate it. Start whisking protein with a whisk or with a mixer. Gradually, one tablespoon sprinkle the powdered sugar and continue whisking. Add a few drops of lemon juice and vegetable oil, it will give a glossy Shine to the glaze. If you want thinner frosting, add a little water. If more dense and plastic, for example - for drawing patterns on the cake, add a little more powdered sugar. To obtain a coloured glaze, add food coloring.
To decorate the cake crunchy icing mix the butter, milk and sugar. First, heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly. Then turn up the heat and boil it for two minutes. After cooling break up the mass with a mixer into small crispy crumbs and decorate their cake.
Lime or lemon icing is used to decorate muffins and cakes. For its preparation mix the icing sugar with the lime or lemon juice until smooth and pour over the finished product.
Fruit glaze is prepared from various fruit juices. Pour juice, sugar or powder, place the container on a slow fire and stir continuously until dissolved. Add glucose syrup, gelatin, citric acid and optional - food coloring. After dissolution of the ingredients, add the next batch of juice and boil for three minutes. The resulting mixture was put on cake while hot.

Advice 4: How to make chocolate icing chocolate

Chocolate frosting is often made from cocoa. However, from chocolate to cook it is much easier, despite the fact that truly "chocolate" frosting is much tastier, richer and more pliable in consistency. In addition, for cooking you need only two ingredients.
How to make chocolate icing chocolate
You will need
  • - 100 g pure black (dark) chocolate;
  • - 3 tablespoons of milk.
Prepare the ingredients. Please note that the chocolate must be pure, without additives, such as nuts, raisins, various kinds of interlayer and jams. It is also better to use dark chocolate with the highest percentage of cocoa content – it will be better and tastier. It is not necessary to replace dark chocolate with milk because the taste will be "blurred" by adding milk. The milk itself can take any, but the fatter it is, the richer it will taste of your glaze.
Smash the chocolate into medium pieces (you can tick bars of chocolate, but not necessary) and place in a heat-resistant bowl. For this you can use your regular metal bowls and special woks for making the glaze. They are usually sold in specialized stores with kitchenware.
Add three tablespoons of milk. Milk is added not only for taste but for texture. If the chocolate is just melted, it will quickly thicken and harden, so that you will not have time to decorate cakes. Chocolate icing with milk is ideal for those who prefer milk chocolate bitter.
Prepare a water bath. To do this, take a pot, enter the water into it, put on the stove and bring to a boil. On top of the pan put the pan in which cooked the glaze, so that it fell in the water and the components were prepared on pair.
Stir the glaze until then, until the chocolate is completely melted, turning into a uniform dense mass. Be careful to avoid lumps.
Remove the finished glaze from the heat and not allowing it to cool and thicken, pour over cakes. For even distribution of the glaze on the product, you can use a normal spoon, however it is better to buy a silicone brush. Smear the product you need quickly, while the icing in the bowl is not frozen.
Wait until the glaze completely hardens on your product. If you're not in a hurry and not expecting guests any minute, then you can leave the cakes in any cool place. If that's gonna have to serve your dish on the table, place the decorated cakes in the fridge for a few minutes to glaze grabbed as quickly as possible.
If you are preparing dried fruits or nuts in chocolate, it is better to add less milk. Then your frosting from the chocolate will be more thick and rich. If you do, however, want to make a light glaze (e.g., cookies), add more milk.

Advice 5: How to make frosting for cupcakes

Trade glaze is the easiest way to decorate a cupcake. A simple coating of sugar very well decorated cakes and adds a sweet taste and it is cooked very quickly. To prepare glaze, in some cases don't even need a measuring spoon.
Sugar glaze for cupcakes
To prepare sugar glaze for cupcakes, first and foremost, you need to fill the required amount of powdered sugar in a bowl. Then you add a little milk gradually, mixing it with the powder to produce a homogeneous mass. As soon as the mixture will become a thick sauce, you can add vanilla or almond extract and the frosting is ready.

The more milk you add, the thinner the layer of frosting on the cupcakes. A small amount of milk, however, help to create a solid, glossy shell. You can also use any other cooking liquid - orange juice or Apple juice, lemon syrup, etc. – this will give a glaze original flavor and add a peculiar flavor. It is very important for making homemade icing to use icing sugar. The sugar will stay crystallized and will not melt.

How to calculate the right amount of ingredients

Per Cup of icing for the cupcakes you will need:

- 1 Cup of powdered sugar ;
- 2-6 tablespoons milk or other liquid;
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract.

Frosting can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for weeks. Prior to use in advance, remove it from the refrigerator and allow to warm to room temperature. In addition to sugar, you can cook other varieties of the glaze.

Honey glaze

Ingredients for honey glaze:

- 3/4 Cup of honey;
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice;
- 1/4 Cup of water;
- 1/4 teaspoon lemon peel.

Heat on low heat the honey and add the lemon juice, lemon zest and water and bring to a boil. Continue to boil until the mixture reaches a thick consistency, then remove from heat and cover her muffins.

Chocolate glaze


- 1 Cup of sugar;
- 6 tablespoons butter or margarine;
- 1/2 Cup of cocoa powder;
- 1 Cup of powdered sugar;
- 1/3 Cup of milk;
vanillin to taste.

In a large bowl using a mixer whip the butter on medium speed. Mix the dry ingredients – cocoa powder, icing sugar and vanilla. Gradually pour in the milk mixture, stirring constantly. Do not add too much milk at once or the mixture will become too liquid.

Then gradually add the mixture into the oil, continuing to whisk it. Check out how thick mass you get – if too thick, dilute it with milk, if too liquid – add more powdered sugar or cocoa.

Advice 6: How to make glaze from sour cream

The frosting is very simple to do, since it does not require any special skill to prepare. This process is even more simplified if we take for the icing as the base ingredient to all available sour cream.
How to make glaze from sour cream

Quick smetana glaze

The easiest way to prepare a glaze for the finished cake. For this you need the following ingredients:
- 1 tbsp. powdered sugar;
- 2 tbsp. spoon fat sour cream and milk.

Sugar need to pre-sieve, further mix it with sour cream. Gently pour in the milk. Ready glaze turns out watery - it is not only to cover cakes but also to slightly impregnate. A good option for dry cupcakes.

The frosting of sour cream

This glaze can be called universal, it is suitable for any sweet pastries. The simplicity of her cooking is simply amazing: there's no need to cook, heat, cutting or rubbing.

- 4 tablespoons of sour cream (better to take bold);
- 1/2 Cup of powdered sugar;
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.

The powdered sugar first, you need to sift to avoid lumps. Then mix it with sour cream until smooth. Then to the mixture is added a small amount of fresh lemon juice. If you want you can add to the finished frosting a little lemon peel, previously rubbing it on a fine grater. Remains ready to cover with icing and cream cupcake or cake.

Chocolate frosting with sour cream

Chocolate frosting always looks on the cakes are beautiful and delicious. Vanilla extract will add a pleasant aroma.

- Cup of powdered sugar;
- 125 g of sour cream;
- 120 g dark chocolate;
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, butter;
- 1 1/2 tbsp of corn syrup.

To prepare chocolate glaze, too, is no big deal. First, dark chocolate should crumble into the pan, put in a water bath and melt it together with a piece of butter. The chocolate and butter should be stirred to obtain a homogeneous dark mass. Next in chocolate is added corn syrup and vanilla extract. Glaze then cool slightly.

Sour cream is whipped until smooth with a Cup of powdered sugar. Then smetana weight portions mixed with melted chocolate. Further business for small: to cover with chocolate-sour cream frosting ready-made cupcakes or cake.

Glaze with cocoa and sour cream

This version of the glaze on sour cream is cooked. It turns out not less tasty coating for home baking.

3 full tablespoons of powdered sugar;
- 3 tablespoons fat sour cream;
- 1 tbsp. spoon of butter, cocoa powder.

First, in a small bowl together need to mix the sour cream with the cocoa powder, sugar. Then put the container on a low heat, cook the glaze until the sugar dissolves, stirring constantly (takes 3 minutes). Then added a knob of butter, thoroughly mixed.

Before coating the finished sour cream frosting confection, you want to give it a little cool, and it will be absorbed into the dough, and will not cover it. To achieve a more chocolate flavor frosting, you can increase the amount of added cocoa powder to one teaspoon.
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