Very Berry FrostingΒ 

Probably the coolest and most beautiful frosting ever 😊 so pretty and colourful, it’s like a purple-y lavender coloured cream with some lovely chunks of fresh berries studded throughout 😍

I think this has just surpassed my expectations for frostings and earned itself the spot for my all time favourite frosting!

It’s so delicious and fresh, bursting with fresh fruity flavours and so creamy I love it! πŸ˜„

I know that sometimes it may be hard making a berry frosting using fresh or frozen berries as opposed to freeze dried berries but I find that cooking down the berries to boil out the extra water and reduce it down to a concentrated berry puree is the best way to go.It makes the most flavourful frosting and I just adore the colour.

I used blueberries, blackberries and raspberries in this case but you can use whatever berry you like and as many types too. Feel free to throw in some strawberries or even cranberries πŸ˜‰ just blitz them in a blender to a puree then cook em off until reduced. Then add this to your prepared vanilla frosting base, add in a splash of cream, some vanilla and eat with a spoon πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

So delicious, fresh and fruity. A perfect topping for any cake and especially lemon flavour πŸ˜‰

Mixed Berry FrostingΒ 

Makes enough to frost a single 8 or 9 inch cake or 12 cupcakes.

Recipe can be doubled.

IngredientsΒ 

  • 1/2 cup (100gms) salted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups (190gms) icing sugar
  • 2 – 3 tablespoons berry puree
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract or to taste
  • Fresh berries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries etc

MethodΒ 

  1. In a blender or food processor add about a cup of mixed fresh or frozen berries and blitz until pureed. You’ll probably get about 1/3 – 1/2 cup puree.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook berries until reduced and puree is thickened. You should have 3 – 4 tablespoons concentrated puree. If you have more then continue cooking until you have reduced it further. You need to boil out as much water as possible. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk butter unil very creamy and almost white in colour, 5 – 8 minutes.
  4. Add in the icing sugar 1/2 cup at a time whisking for a minute in between each addition.
  5. Add in the reduced puree 1 tablespoon at a time until desired taste and consistency is reached.
  6. Add in cream and vanilla according to personal preference. Frost cake or cupcakes as desired and top with fresh berries.

Recipe by the dutch baker.

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7 thoughts on “Very Berry FrostingΒ 

  1. Thanks so much for suggesting this recipe to me on Facebook Linda. I made it with just raspberries and it is delicious. Cannot wait to put it all together and habe a taste tomorrow! I wanted to just let you know (since this is something we discussed) that while it does color, it was very difficult. The teal color didn’t work out sadly. To go purple I had to use about 5x the amount of gel coloring that I usually would and still it fidmt ever get deep purple – didn’t expect this since it was already a bright lavenderish pink. To get bright pink it took an entire bottle of coloring too!!! So – it is fantastic and we will work it out to look kind of how my daughter wanted it but if anyone else asks about how well it colors, I thought I would let you know!!! Thanks again.

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    1. Hii 😊 thank you so much for letting me know! I’m so glad that you liked it though, hopefully your daughter will love it too πŸ˜„ I guess these kind of frostings are best just if you want that natural berry colour, which is okay if that’s what you are going for. I didn’t know it would need so much colouring 😯 it’s a good thing you didn’t mix the berries or else it might have been even harder. Mine turned out this colour here because of the blackberries but whenever I make it with just raspberries it’s quite light 😊 thanks again for your feedback and hope you and your family have a wonderful day! Enjoy the celebrations πŸ’œβ€

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