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The Dollop Book of Frosting

Sweet and Savory Icings, Spreads, Meringues, and Ganaches for Dessert and Beyond

About The Book

45 flavorful frostings that truly take the cake!

After her appearance on Food Network's Cupcake Wars, thousands traveled far and wide for a bite of Heather "Cupcakes" Saffer's delicious desserts, but it wasn't just the warm cake they were clamoring for--they couldn't get enough of the gourmet frostings that adorned the irresistible treats. In this book, she shares her most decadent frosting recipes, a variety of creative uses for the icings, and the memories that inspired her to concoct such extraordinary flavor combinations.

From Orange Cardamom and Strawberry Merengue to Cinnamon Whisky Buttercream and Maple Bacon, each mouthwatering spread features step-by-step instructions and tempting ideas for using the yummy creation in snacks, entrees, and cocktails. You will surprise guests with indulgent goodies swirled with rich and creamy frostings like:
  • Strawberry-frosted limoncello "shortcakes"
  • Malbec ganache tossed chocolate raspberry pasta
  • Coffee toffee ganache frosting truffles
  • S'more push-pop parfaits
  • Cheddar beer-boiled pretzels dipped in a cheddar bacon frosting

Complete with hundreds of mouthwatering four-color photographs, The Dollop Book of Frosting shows you how to turn this ordinary cupcake topping into a show-stopping treat!

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Adams Media (August 18, 2013)
  • Length: 160 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781440558849

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Raves and Reviews

"I thought at first it would be just a book on frosting for cupcakes, but it's actually so much more. The Dollop Book of Frosting is a perfect fit for anyone who enjoys baking!" --Simply Stacie

"Heather Saffer, winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars and cupcake aficionado takes frosting to places you haven't dreamed of in her new cookbook. With each frosting recipe, Heather includes a finished dessert recipe so you have an idea of how to use the topping to its fullest potential. Your imagination is the only thing that will limit you!" --Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker

"Heather's recipes are original and perfect. Most of them are simple and every one I made came out delicious. I understand why she won 'Cupcake Wars.' The photographs in the book are beautiful and the fact that each recipe is illustrated is a definite plus. This book would be a great addition to anyone who loves frosting and wants to make it from scratch!" --The Maker Mom

"With over 45 delicious recipes The Dollop Book of Frosting is sure to fit the bill when you are looking for a glaze, icing or frosting. Hello! Genius. This one is definitely a keeper all year around! Enjoy." - SugarLoco

"A visually appealing book that's fun, bright, colorful and easy to read. I decided I should go way outside my personal box and try the cashew sriracha frosting.... I will gladly eat my words if they have this frosting on them.... This is a very fun book that inspired me to try some new things, and rethink some of my flavor combinations." - American Cake Decorating Magazine

"Cookies are great, but frosted cookies - now, those go the extra mile. These triple chocolate cookies from The Dollop Book of Frosting (Adams), by Heather 'Cupcakes' Saffer, are elevated with the addition of special brownie batter frosting. Serve a few to your grandchildren, and watch 'em go wild." -

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