Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Coconut Cupcakes with Vanilla Swiss Buttercream

Yes, I know, recycled pictures, Sorry!  However this is not about pictures this post is about the awesomeness that is this frosting.  It is the best and I think easiest frosting I have ever made.  Most people say it is too complicated, however I don’t think it is.   I have added my technique of doing this recipe and some flavor options to make it match what you need it to.  Words just cannot describe the wonderfulness that this frosting is. It’s light, fluffy, smooth, sweet, and just melts in your mouth. It is hands down the best frosting I have ever had. A reason it is such a huge hit is because it not only keeps well at room temperature but it has that richness of a buttercream with out tasting like you are just eating a stick of butter dipped in sugar.

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Chocolate Guinness Cake

A Chocolate Guinness Cake, with Bailey’s Swiss Buttercream Frosting, and a Jameson Ganache.

Happy birthday to my husband! I have been wanting to do this cake for some time now. A few months ago I asked him what he wanted for his birthday cake this year. He said car bomb cake, and immediately I knew my plan. I wanted to clean up the look and make it not only taste amazing but look amazing as well. Since it is just the two of us who get to consume this bad boy, I went with a very small 6″ cake in 3 layers.

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