My son insisted that I present a choice of frosting for his classmates – apparently the vanilla lovers among his friends don’t care for chocolate and vice versa. Sigh. Fast forward several hours and this is the result. Good job his mummy loves baking!

Vanilla icing:

  • butter, 1 stick, room temperature
  • icing sugar, 3-4 cups
  • whipping cream, 1/4 cup
  • vanilla, 1 tsp
  • salt, pinch

Chocolate icing:

  • butter, 1 stick, room temperature
  • dark chocolate, 6 oz
  • whipping cream, a few tablespoons
  • vanilla, 1 1/2 tsp
  • icing sugar, 3 cups
  1. Cream all the ingredients together
  2. Frost as desired

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