Nothing makes a child smile more like having a look at their birthday cake for the first time. Adorning a special cake for your kid can be really fun. For the girls, fanciful themes are in order. On the other hand, all it takes to make a little man to smile is bright, bold and colorful themes. But what icing is best for the type of cake you want to create? Here are some two types of icing which have their place in an arena of cool cakes for kids.
Buttercream: This icing is a mixture of fine sugar, softened butter and some kind of liquid flavor and coloring. It is vital to use a fine sugar when making this icing since it melts easily and more importantly because it contains little amounts of cornstarch that helps even out the icing.
Royal Icing: This is one among the most commonly used icings. It contains egg whites, powdered sugar and liquid. Its consistency must be the same as pancake batter and should flow easily so as to work it through a piping bag. You should have confidence in your icing skills when using this type of icing because it sets really quickly.
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