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Icing or Frosting?

What do you call it?

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kjbennett26

Asked by kjbennett26 at 8:12 AM on Nov. 16, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (12)
  • Icing
    nicjon

    Answer by nicjon at 8:17 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • frosting
    4theloveofTink

    Answer by 4theloveofTink at 8:17 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • frosting.
    duckigrrl

    Answer by duckigrrl at 8:20 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Both
    Shines3

    Answer by Shines3 at 8:29 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Icing.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 8:41 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • frosting
    LindsayLL2010

    Answer by LindsayLL2010 at 8:49 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • They're technically two different things. If it pours, it's icing-like you would put on a bundt cake or ganache. If it spreads, it's frosting, like for a layer cake. But that's the pastry instructor talking. For most people it just depends on where you live, and what your mother called it.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 9:06 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Icing
    littlekitty2002

    Answer by littlekitty2002 at 10:39 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • usually frosting, but once in a while icing.
    annanonnymommy

    Answer by annanonnymommy at 12:43 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Frosting if its in can or store bought.. I call my homemake icing. Strange I guess
    batjmom

    Answer by batjmom at 1:25 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

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