This Frosting Takes the Cake

May 2, 2017

Author Notes:

For those who prefer the guiltless and the gourmet, a frosting that tastes as good as it looks can be nightmarish. This simple formula is certain to take the cake; the challenge will naturally be not to eat it straight!

Jessica Volz

Makes: approximately 5 oz.


  • 1 4.6-oz tub of soft goat cheese
  • 2-3 tablespoons jam, marmalade, honey, "butter" or curd
In This Recipe


  1. Blend together jam, marmalade, honey, "butter" or curd in a small bowl.
  2. Slather generously atop a well-paired cake or scone.
  3. Variation: For an ombré effect, layer frostings with different amounts of preserves, etc.

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