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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Hibiscus Syrup and Hibiscus Vanilla Custard Recipe

For the series finale of this double-decker vintage Italian Lovesong Cake, we come to the highly unusual and ever-so-fascinating Hibiscus Vanilla Custard recipe that crowns the Italian Sour Cream Cheesecake that is wrapped in a homemade cookie crumb crust — that sits atop a vintage Boiled Milk Cake frosted with White Chocolate & Cream Cheese Frosting, presented with the recipe and instructions for homemade Hibiscus Sweet Syrup. Continue reading