Fiona cairns icing recipes

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Baking Books: Fiona Cairns Birthday Cakes, Primrose Bakery, Biscuiteers Iced Biscuits.. ♥

Baking Books: Fiona Cairns Birthday Cakes, Primrose Bakery, Biscuiteers Iced Biscuits.. ♥

It isn't just cakes though, it also has lots of different icing and buttercream recipies, including marshmallow
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Coffee, cardamon and walnut cake - gluten free

Coffee, cardamon and walnut cake - gluten free

For the latest meeting of South Lancashire Clandestine Cake Club I once again was inspired to bake from a Fiona Cairns recipe book, this bake is from her latest "Seasonal Baking" which is a stunning book and contains some wonderful looking cakes and bakes
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Easter cookies

Easter cookies

For the decoration I used the ready to roll icing, natural food colouring and stencils. Simply roll the icing, stencil it if using a stencil and cut to the same shapes as the cookies
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Random Recipes Challenge: Ginger and Lime Cake

Random Recipes Challenge: Ginger and Lime Cake

(Fiona Cairns, Bake and Decorate). For the icing. To make the icing beat the icing sugar and butter with an electric mixer for five minutes
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Sticky Toffee Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream

Sticky Toffee Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream

The recipe I had found was by Fiona Cairns for her Sticky Toffee Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream from her book, Bake and Decorate (you can  also find the recipe online here)
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Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Another Fiona Cairns recipe. Sticky toffee cupcakes with salted caramel buttercream icing. Another Fiona Cairns recipe
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Sticky Ginger and Orange Cake for the 'Make A Wish' Charity Bake Sale

Sticky Ginger and Orange Cake for the 'Make A Wish' Charity Bake Sale

For the icing. To make the icing. sift the icing sugar into a large bowl and add in the zest. Instead of an orange icing, lime or lemon would work just as deliciously
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Liquorice Allsorts Cake

Liquorice Allsorts Cake

I once again turned to what is rapidly becoming one of my baking bibles - The Birthday Cake Book by Fiona Cairns for the underlying liquorice toffee cake recipe and liquorice toffee buttercream and then came up with a simple bright pink fondant topping with a black fondant ring inset in the top of the cake and then decorated with assorted liquorice allsorts
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Caramel Cake

Caramel Cake

My first approach was a classic salted caramel buttercream based on a Fiona Cairns recipe. 100 icing sugar, sifted. To make the icing, start by making the caramel toffee sauce by placing the brown sugar, cream and 20g butter into a small saucepan. Cream together 100g butter, the vanilla and icing sugar until pale and fluffy. 100 icing sugar
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Birthday Cakes Extravaganza

Birthday Cakes Extravaganza

One of my newly acquired birthday items was Bake and Decorate by Fiona Cairns, a book I became aware of through reading Oxslip's eclectic blog
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Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake

The last marzipan I made for the battenberg, using a recipe from Bake & Decorate by Fiona Cairns was a bit difficult to work with
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Rose Flavoured Victoria Sponge & How To Make Sugarpaste Rosebuds

Rose Flavoured Victoria Sponge & How To Make Sugarpaste Rosebuds

Those first terrible roses didn't go to waste though, my boyfriend quite happily ate them, any opportunity to eat some icing and he's there
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What overripe bananas were made for! Banoffee Cake

What overripe bananas were made for! Banoffee Cake

by Fiona Cairns and is a banana sponge topped with delicious toffee frosting. Banoffee Cake adapted from ‘The Birthday Cake Book’ by Fiona
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Orange Blossom Cupcakes

Orange Blossom Cupcakes

This recipe is inspired by a Fiona Cairns' recipe I made a while back for Pistachio and Orange Blossom Cake
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Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Having made the royal wedding cake designer, Fiona Cairns' recipe before from her fabulous book Bake & Decorate, I have come up with my own version adapted from a Masterchef recipe
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A Rugby Ball Cake and Birthday Celebrations

A Rugby Ball Cake and Birthday Celebrations

a Battenberg, closely following Fiona Cairn's Recipe. For the buttercream icing. Meanwhile, to make the icing
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A vintage tea party, a royal wedding and a coffee, cardamom and walnut cake

A vintage tea party, a royal wedding and a coffee, cardamom and walnut cake

The recipe is from professional cake baker Fiona Cairns and all the entrants in the Taste category were tasked with baking this same recipe