Finest Ever Contemporary Strawberry Frosting | Barefeet In The Kitchen

Contemporary strawberries are one in all my favourite fruits and this frosting is completely bursting with strawberry taste. I crammed virtually a full pound of recent berries into this recent Strawberry Frosting and you may style the berries in each chew.

Candy, however not too candy, and versatile for all kinds of desserts and adorning functions. The frosting thickens properly for a pipeable frosting and it thins out superbly for a strawberry icing that may be poured over a cake.

Fresh Strawberry Frosting is everyone's favorite! get the recipe at barefeetinthekitchen.com

Strawberry Icing

Fact informed, I made just a few completely different batches of the icing, simply to get it proper, you realize. It was torture to eat graham crackers coated in that frosting a number of instances final week and it’s in all probability a great factor the frosting is gone now!

However for future reference, this frosting is fairly superb on crackers anytime you don’t really feel like baking a cake. (It’s additionally irresistible proper off the spoon. Simply saying.)

When the child of the household turns 4, it’s a fairly large deal. And when his cousin turns 5 and chooses to share a party with him, it’s a good larger deal. (It’s arduous to consider these cousins are turning 11 and 12 this week!)

Strawberry Frosting

The cake requested was “super-extra-strawberry-cake-with-lots-of-strawberries-on-top.” For those who say it quick sufficient and with sufficient pleasure, you simply would possibly grasp how excited he was to decide on his cake this yr.

I’m joyful to say that the cake was an enormous hit and everybody raved over each the cake and the frosting! (Click HERE for the best Gluten Free White Cake recipe to go with this frosting!)

We’ve additionally topped the Crazy Cake with Strawberry Frosting. And it’s scrumptious over these Sugar Cookie Bars.

For a variation, this works superbly as Blueberry Frosting too!

Best Ever Fresh Strawberry Frosting

Up to date so as to add: We’ve been making this frosting for each attainable event for seven years now. “Cake with the strawberry frosting” is the particular request for many birthdays and nobody can resist a spoonful of this Contemporary Strawberry Frosting after we make it.

The frosting is very easy to make, it simply is perhaps your new favourite in report time.

For fun, scroll all the way down to the underside of the put up and watch the outtake clip from behind the scenes in our kitchen yesterday. There’s nothing funnier than a 7-year-old’s opinion on cake adorning.

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How To Make Strawberry Frosting

The instructions for this recipe will make extra berry puree than you have to with a purpose to make this frosting. I haven’t discovered any approach round this, just because it requires a minimal quantity of berries to ensure that the blender to puree them.

Do NOT dump the entire puree into the butter/sugar combination or you’ll have a soupy combination in your fingers.

I save the leftover berry puree and add it to smoothies or stir it into oatmeal. You may also freeze the pureed berries in an ice dice tray and toss the cubes in a ziploc bag within the freezer till you might be prepared to make use of them.

Fresh Strawberry Frosting is irresistible! Get the recipe at barefeetinthekitchen.com

Kitchen Tip: I used these cupcake liners, this piping tip, and this mixer within the video for this recipe.

Strawberry Frosting Recipe

  1. Place 1 1/2 cups price of the berries within the blender or meals processor and puree till easy, cease to scrape the perimeters as wanted. This could solely take a minute or two. Place the butter in a big mixing bowl and beat till easy and creamy, add 1 cup of powdered sugar and beat once more. Add 1 extra cup of powdered sugar and beat to mix.
  2. SLOWLY add simply 1/2 cup of strawberry puree (you’ll NOT use the entire berry puree) and beat once more till easy. Add the remaining powdered sugar and vanilla and beat till easy and fluffy.
  3. Add extra strawberry puree ONLY as desired, for a creamier or pourable icing (the softer icing will solely work for a sheet cake, it would must be as described above for a layered cake) or add further powdered sugar, for a thicker and extra pipe-able frosting for adorning.
  4. Use the remaining berries to brighten the cake as desired. Retailer the adorned cake within the fridge till able to serve.

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Servings: 32 servings (about 4 cups)

  • Place 1 1/2 cups price of the berries within the blender or meals processor and puree till easy, cease to scrape the perimeters as wanted. This could solely take a minute or two. Place the butter in a big mixing bowl and beat till easy and creamy, add 1 cup of powdered sugar and beat once more. Add 1 extra cup of powdered sugar and beat to mix. 

  • SLOWLY add simply 1/2 cup of strawberry puree (you’ll NOT use the entire berry puree) and beat once more till easy. Add the remaining powdered sugar and vanilla and beat till easy and fluffy. 

  • Add extra strawberry puree ONLY as desired, for a creamier or pourable icing (the softer icing will solely work for a sheet cake, it would must be as described above for a layered cake) or add further powdered sugar, for a thicker and extra pipe-able frosting for adorning.

  • Use the remaining berries to brighten the cake as desired. Retailer the adorned cake within the fridge till able to serve. Take pleasure in!

PLEASE NOTE: The instructions for this recipe will make extra berry puree than you have to with a purpose to make this frosting. I haven’t discovered any approach round this, just because it requires a minimal quantity of berries to ensure that the blender to puree them. Do NOT dump the entire puree into the butter/sugar combination or you’ll have a soupy combination in your fingers. 
I save the leftover berry puree and add it to smoothies or stir it into oatmeal. You may also freeze the pureed berries in an ice dice tray and toss the cubes in a ziploc bag within the freezer till you might be prepared to make use of them. 

Energy: 107kcal · Carbohydrates: 14g · Fats: 5g · Saturated Fats: 3g · Ldl cholesterol: 15mg · Sodium: 51mg · Potassium: 23mg · Sugar: 13g · Vitamin A: 180IU · Vitamin C: 8.3mg · Calcium: 4mg · Iron: 0.1mg

{initially revealed 3/31/14 – recipe notes and pictures up to date 3/19/21}

Fresh Strawberry Frosting is a strawberry lover's dream come true! Get the recipe at barefeetinthekitchen.com

Need a peek behind the scenes? (FYI – he calls cupcake liners “skins,” so don’t freak out on me, okay?)

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