Here at BFFF, we’re firm believers that life is too short to not eat cupcakes. Let’s face it, we can all use a super sweet pick-me-up every now and then! With so many different cake recipes to try and frosting combinations to taste, there’s always something new to try. Today, Carly & Amanda of The […]

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Fight off cold and gloomy weather with a beautiful, bright cake! Today we’re highlighting this Lemon Meringue Delight Cake by Sweetapolita. Each slice of this cake is as sweet and tangy as it looks. If you love lemons, this recipe will give you a serious fix. It’s packed with lemon cake, curd, buttercream, and more! […]

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One of our most popular recipes on Best Friends For Frosting is this Fluffy Strawberry Buttercream Frosting recipe.  I posted about this way back in 2010 when Best Friends For Frosting first started, which means I used a low resolution camera to take the photos–eek!  After so many comments and such positive feedback, I was […]

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Elegant Impressive Doboschtorte Recipe

Hi everyone! Nikki from Tikkido here with a real show-stopper of a dessert: the Doboschtorte. This Viennese confection is rather involved, but holy cow is it delicious! This incredibly decadent dessert is perfect for a party. With a pound and a half of butter and 12 eggs, this cake so rich that guests won’t be tempted to go […]

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Halloween Hairy Witch Cat Cake

Are you looking to make a Halloween cake this year that is equal parts festive and charming? We’re so excited to share this adorable Halloween cake tutorial with you! Lyndsay at Coco Cake Cupcakes was inspired to make a tutorial for this cake because she prefers playful cuteness over the usual scare and gore of Halloween, […]

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Chocolate Molasses Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream Frosting

You know it’s going to be a good recipe when you barely even finish reading the title before you’re wildly scrolling down and crossing your fingers, hoping you have all of the ingredients in your cupboard. That was me as soon as I saw this Chocolate Molasses Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream Recipe from Always […]

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Pretty Pink Floral Wedding Cake

Amber Joy Vander Vliet’s specialty is gourmet cupcakes inspired by local flavors, fruits, and wines, as you can see on her blog, Enjoy Cupcakes, but she was asked to bake a cake by wedding photographer Jose Villa  for a photo shoot for his magazine, Mag Rouge. Villa’s request that the cake be 20 inches tall was […]

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Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

One commenter said it perfectly: “that cake is awe inspiring.” Butter Hearts Sugar put her amazing cake skills to work and made one little boy celebrating his first birthday (and probably his parent’s too) VERY happy with this Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake. The cake was vanilla but there was a special surprise for the birthday […]

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Rose Frosting Technique

Baking a cake for a friend is a great way to show them how much you appreciate them and the relationship you both share. Strawberry Chic shows us how to decorate a cake in one of her favorite techniques with this Rose Frosting Technique. Each step is pictorially displayed for you to see for yourself […]

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How to Fill a Cupcake Liner with Batter

  I am so delighted by this cupcake post from Six Sisters’ Stuff that I may have to make an impromptu batch of cupcakes just to test it out…it’s a hard job, I know ;)  Not only is buttercream just absolutely my favorite kind of frosting, but the cupcake tip these sisters give for a […]

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Champagne Cupcakes & Campagne Buttercream Frosting

  “What?” you ask.  “Time to think of New Year’s Eve already?”  Well, yes.  True, my belly is still stuffed from the Thanksgiving dinner I polished off, and over-stuffed from the desserts I somehow managed to also fit, but it’s really never too early to be planning menus, gathering recipes, and deciding exactly what you’d […]

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Billy’s Bakery Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Have you heard of  Billy Reece from Billy’s Bakery in New York?!   If not, perhaps it is time to taste what he is really all about,  two  fabulous vanilla recipes.   A couple years ago, Billy Reece shared his specialty recipe for “Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcakes” and “Vanilla Buttercream”  with millions of viewers on the Martha Stewart show.   His recipes quickly hit the blogwaves and  […]

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