August 23, 2010

Icing Shenanigans on Today!

In the September issue of my magazine, Martha Stewart Living, available on newsstands now, there is a wonderful story called “Icing on the Cake.”  Many people are intimidated when it comes to icing and this story proves that they shouldn’t be.  Our baking experts came up with six classic icings, which are simple and also the best of the best.  There is a basic buttercream, a ganache, a cream cheese frosting, a seven-minute frosting, a chocolate frosting, and a white icing.  Each one is a perfect combination of substance and style and they all taste as good as they look.

Last week on my regular appearance on The Today Show, I demonstrated four of these icings, but things didn’t go according to plan.  We experienced some electrical issues and the standing mixers wouldn’t work.  Then, co-hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira became mischievous.  Take a look!

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