If you’re like me, a cake isn’t worth the calories if the frosting isn’t up to par. Usually a basic frosting is made of simple ingredients like butter, sugar, and water.
But instead of being basic, here’s a trick that will make your frosting deliciously light and fluffy without being too dense: Just use Jell-O.
The key to this recipe’s success is mixing boiling water with the gelatin packet. Some recipes simply call for mixing chilled whipped cream and sugar with the packet, but that can make the texture grainy. Here’s how to do it the right way from Happier Than A Pig In Mud.
Make no mistake, this isn’t going to be a trend sweeping the nation, but it is a neat recipe that’s easy to make with kids.