Definition of frosting in English:

frosting

Pronunciation /ˈfrôstiNG/ /ˈfrɔstɪŋ/

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noun

  • 1North American Icing.

    ‘Cookies that have been frosted with a butter cream type frosting cannot be stacked.’
    • ‘It was a chocolate cake with white frosting and candied cherries on top.’
    • ‘Cakes are purchased from local supermarkets whose ideas of frosting include two primary ingredients… sugar and vegetable shortening.’
    • ‘We scraped our plates; we licked our fingers; and we sliced apple cake and spooned on extra frosting.’
    • ‘For the frosting, place the chocolate in a medium bowl and set aside.’
    • ‘No, one year there was a pound cake with no frosting and one big candle in the middle.’
    • ‘The following morning, I added chocolate frosting and slapped aluminum foil on top.’
    • ‘We covered it in frosting and sprinkles and they ate it anyway.’
    • ‘The brownie was thick, and covered in chocolate frosting.’
    • ‘I look up and see Christina, crying loudly, covered in frosting and punch.’
    • ‘He grinned and held up his fingers, which were covered in chocolate cake frosting.’
    • ‘She iced it with a boiled caramel frosting - nothing ever tasted so good.’
    • ‘I don't like frosting unless it's the kind that is like pudding.’
    • ‘The creamy caramel frosting wonderfully caps off these tender spicy cupcakes.’
    • ‘When the cake was done, it was decorated with white frosting drizzled down the sides.’
    • ‘Remove cookies from oven, and cool completely before decorating with colored frosting (recipe below).’
    • ‘I like to buy different colored frosting in tubes that come with the different tips ready to attach and frost.’
    • ‘"Thanks, " I said, licking some frosting from my finger.’
    • ‘I lick the frosting off, waiting for him to speak.’
    • ‘And that's not including the fact that I am carrying a really nice chocolate cake with vanilla frosting.’
    glaze, sugar paste
  • 2A roughened matte finish on otherwise shiny material such as glass or steel.

    ‘A sweeping, swirl of baby ostrich down, rather like piped icing on an art nouveau birthday cake, contrasted the material's shine with soft, matt frosting.’
    • ‘Naughty boys Ferdinand and Steve took it upon themselves to strip the frosting off the shower door - something which proved to be the highlight of yesterday's Big Brother action.’
    • ‘Using the stencil with frosting varnish for glass at £7.95, the varnish can be tinted to create your own stained glass effect.’