If you love baking, this handy Cupcake Frosting Guide will assist you in creating amazing color and flavor combinations.
In order to achieve the various effects, you will need icing tips and a piping bag. You can even use a ziplock bag with the end snipped off. It’s that simple. You’re then ready for action.
You can mix all of these colors using standard red, yellow, blue and green food coloring. It’s a literal rainbow of colors.
This Cupcake Flavor Chart from McCormick shows you the color and flavor guides. It also lists the quantities that you will need to use. Be sure to Pin as it will come in very handy.
Over on She Knows they have compiled this very handy infographic that gives some delicious recipes and flavors that sound heavenly.
You can select from Red Velvet, Mocha, Pistachio, Peanut Butter, Peppermint and Coconut Cream to name a few.
Another tip they recommend is to add a tip to the bag. Simply fold over the top of the bag, cut off the corner, and place the tip inside for extra precision and swirly fanciness!
Now that you are familiar with your flavors, let’s look at the tips and effects that you can achieve. This Piping Tip Guide from Gygi is a great place to start. You can achieve flowers, stars, round swirls and many more of the popular effects. The full article is here
One of our favorite decorating sites is Glorious Treats. They make all sorts of wonderful desserts and they have a whole article that explains simple frosting techniques like those displayed above.
You can find all the details here