French Buttercream

I first learnt how to make french buttercream in an attempt to make the much-loved opera cake known widely in and beyond France. Sometimes lessons are learnt the hard way for self-taught people like me. It’s like a walk in the dark: trying to feel your way, making your own judgement, and … could easily…

American buttercream

I haven’t made American buttercream before as I started off with the French buttercream and loved the taste of it. This weekend I made some vanilla and coconut cupcakes, so I decided to try American buttercream to top my cupcakes. I think it is a good option when you need to be vegetarian or when…