Rose Swirls of Old-Fashioned Heirloom Vanilla Custard Frosting Using Granulated Sugar

Medium side view Rose swirls with heirloom custard frosting recipe bakethiscake

Let’s go way-old-school with a classic American frosting for your lovely homemade vintage cake! This old-fashioned heirloom vanilla custard frosting has a super delicate-smooth texture with a light and lovely sweetness factor. Not overly sweet and not heavy in the least. And it’s so fun to try! Did I mention it uses regular sugar instead of powdered sugar? And I’m going to teach you how to make very simple rose swirls with it. Yay! Continue reading

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Making Homemade Cherry Frosting and a Special Cherry Meringue Filling at the River House

Homemade Maraschino Cherry Frosting Recipe Bake This Cake

Delicate and bright homemade cherry frosting for our lovely vintage maraschino cherry cake! Just the palest pink — like a pretty pale-pink rose, whipped together with buttercream and our homemade maraschino cherry syrup FROM our luscious homemade cherries. Yes way! We’re also whipping up a special cherry meringue filling for this cake that you COULD try with some slow food time on your hands. Otherwise, frost the top and bottom vintage style with the simple frosting recipe! A perfect barbecue party cake or for a cute vintage party cake! Continue reading

Fresh Banana Frosting Recipe for Betty’s Banana Layer Cake

Banana Filling for Banana Layer Cake Bake This Cake

This homemade vintage banana frosting is made with one fresh banana. Then the vintage banana layer cake is ready to spread with yummy frosting and slices of, you guessed it, more fresh bananas. I’m not sure you could get any more vintage charm from a cake than with this combo of cake, fruit and frosting. :) Continue reading