FROSTINGS Book Giveaway + Salted Caramel Frosting Recipe

My sweet friend Courtney from Pizzazzerie has published another amazing book, Frostings, which is packed full of delicious recipes and pictures that will make you drool!  I’m so excited to be able to share this Frostings Book Giveaway (enter the giveaway at the end of the post…) photos and recipes from this fabulous new book with you!


From rich and creamy frostings to decadent ganaches and delicious glazes, Frostings not only contains fabulous recipes but pages upon pages of eye-candy for styling your sweet treats for parties!  Even if you aren’t a baker you’ll fall in love with the easy recipes and delicious flavor combinations in Courtney’s new book.


Whipped into a fluffy texture, drizzled for glazing, or creamed into a thick and sinful delight, frostings are an ideal finishing touch for cakes, s’mores, doughnuts and more! You’ll find exciting flavor combinations such as Salted Caramel, Chai Vanilla Bean, and Champagne Buttercream along with tips and tricks for adding that perfect topping or filling to your favorite desserts.


I’ve already given several of these recipes a try and Courtney is letting me give YOU a sneak peak of one of my favorites, the Salted Caramel Frosting Recipe.

Salted Caramel Frosting Recipe by Courtney Whitmore



1⁄2 cup unsalted butter
1 cup dark brown sugar
1⁄3 cup heavy cream
1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for tasting
3 cups powdered sugar

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter completely. Add brown sugar and cream. Stir until brown sugar is dissolved. Add in salt and bring to a boil for 1 minute. Allow to cool and come to room temperature. Place butter mixture in bowl of electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. Add additional salt to taste. Add additional powdered sugar to thicken frosting or heavy cream to loosen frosting.

Yields 4-1/2 cups

Garnish it: salted caramel drizzle, sea salt

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Mariah Leeson is the creative mind behind With a passion for celebrating, Mariah created Giggles Galore to inspire families to celebrate life’s little moments with creative, budget friendly ideas. She loves cooking, reading, crafting, hosting parties and most of all spending time giggling with her family.

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  1. It all looks so yummy!

  2. Crissy Shinn says:

    A good soft butter cream or cream cheese frosting. Can’t go wrong with either of those.

  3. Cream cheese all the way!

  4. My favorite frosting flavor is Key Lime but that salted caramel sounds yummy!

  5. I adore any type of cheesecake frosting, vanilla is my all time fav!!!

  6. My fave is cream cheese frosting… so delicious <3

  7. I love marshmallow frosting! Nice and fluffy like a cloud

  8. I love lemon frosting!

  9. My favorite frosting is German Chocolate or coconut with cream cheese. I love coconut 🙂

  10. I love a great buttercream frosting but would love to try any flavored frosting!

  11. I love cream cheese frosting.

  12. I love Fluffy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.

  13. I LOVE cream cheese frosting- but cannot wait to try Courtney’s salted caramel recipe!

  14. Bianca Andrea says:


  15. Ande B. says:

    Brown butter vanilla. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  16. Marilyn Davis says:

    My favorite frosting flavor would probably be cream cheese =D

  17. My most favorite is cream cheese frosting! 🙂

  18. I have been following Courtney from her early days of blogging…I would love to have her book!

  19. Almond flavored is my favorite and followed by amaretto!

  20. Stephanie G says:

    Chocolate buttercream!

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