Frosting & Toppings

Ginger Cookie Sandwiches with Orange Buttercream (Gluten Free)

Ginger Cookie Sandwiches with Orange Buttercream (Gluten Free)

My Gluten Free Ginger Cookies paired with this tangy sweet Orange Buttercream is a match made in heaven! The added dulce de leche in the middle of the sandwich is optional, but very much recommend. These Ginger Cookie Sandwiches with Orange Buttercream are chewy, sweetly 

What Is the Difference Between French, Swiss, and Italian Meringue?

What Is the Difference Between French, Swiss, and Italian Meringue?

In the pastry world there are three unique meringue techniques every chef learns. French, Swiss and Italian. Originating in the seventeenth century, this marshmallow-like confection, which is simply egg white foam stabilized by sugar, is the base for some the world’s tastiest desserts. But have 

How to Make Swiss Meringue Buttercream

How to Make Swiss Meringue Buttercream

UPDATED ON AUGUST 22, 2023 Swiss Meringue Buttercream is my favourite buttercream to make. Not only because it’s easy, but because it has the smoothest texture and leans lower on the sweet scale.  Perfect for frosting cakes and filling macarons.  Because this buttercream is made from a 

How to Make Italian Meringue

How to Make Italian Meringue

Italian Meringue is coveted by pastry chefs because it is the most stable of all the meringues. It comes together by slowly pouring hot sugar syrup over beaten or whisked egg whites. This process gently cooks the egg whites, completing the pasteurization process without further 

How to Make Swiss Meringue

How to Make Swiss Meringue

Swiss Meringue is a glossy, marshmallow-like confection that comes together within minutes of gently heating and whipping sugar and egg whites over a bain-marie.  Because Swiss Meringue is heated to a temperature of 46C/115F during the mixing process, it is safe to consume without further 

How to Make French Meringue

How to Make French Meringue

French Meringue (otherwise known as Common Meringue) is naturally gluten free and is the simplest of the meringues to make! It comes together by simply whipping two ingredients, sugar and raw egg whites. Within minutes these two ingredients transform into a glossy sweet, voluminous mixture.   

How to Make Chocolate Ganache

How to Make Chocolate Ganache

We’re breaking down exactly how to make chocolate ganache. Rich and silky, this easy dark chocolate ganache sauce is so versatile you can use it so many recipes! This velvety smooth chocolate mixture is made from only two ingredients, chopped chocolate and hot heavy cream. Some 

Module Two: Sugar and Fillings

Module Two: Sugar and Fillings

Theory I eat something sweet every day. I’ve never been able to shake this habit and to be honest, I haven’t ever wanted to because it makes me happy.  This doesn’t mean I eat a slice of chocolate cake every day. But it does mean that 


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