frosting frosting  /f ˈrɔ stɪŋ/


  • (n) a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes



  1. Q: That sounds more like a frosting than a chocolate.
  2. Salty coffee also makes sense in a place where shaved-ice desserts are topped with corn kernels and breads get slathered with sugary frosting and bits of pork.
  3. His plan involved transporting them on his bicycle, which I feared might smear some of the pretty designs I was planning for the buttercream frosting.


  1. Warner Bros. Owns "Happy Birthday" Song And Wants Everyone To Pay Up

    We thought "Happy Birthday To You," the most popular song of the 20th Century, belonged to America; to every insufferable child who glared at you over the frosting of their yellow cake with white icing if you refused to participate in the atonal homage to their existence; to every adult who leads the nostalgic exercise in previously peaceful bars and restaurants [ Ed: Chris hasn't taken his nap ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  2. What’s wrong with this cake?

    BY DIANE K. FISHER NASA Space Place How do astronauts on the International Space Station celebrate their birthdays? They could have a cake, if it were “glued” to the plate with frosting and the plate stuck to the table so it wouldn’t float off. But what about birthday candles? Would a candle even burn in space? Would it look any different from a candle flame on Earth? read more
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  3. Davidson: Children's Museum of Denver marks its 40th at Willie Wonka-themed bash

    The Children's Museum of Denver sure picked a sweet way to celebrate its 40th birthday: A Willy Wonka-themed party where the frosting on the cake was news that $290,000 had been raised.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Denver Post


  1. "It's the way it was handled. The lack of information to the Congress, the lack of information to the country, not managing it, not dealing with it, recognizing it as an issue. But look this is, this is the frosting," Kerry said. "I think...
    on May 6, 2004 By: John Kerry Source: USA Today

  2. Of her experience singing Elvis Presley`s "Blue Christmas" with Bocelli during the taping, country music star Reba McEntire told the Toronto Sun, "I sat there in awe. I just loved it. (His voice) is rich like frosting on a cake - decadent. It`s so...
    on Oct 13, 2009 By: Reba McEntire Source: Reuters

  3. "We're really lucky that we were able to end the show on our own terms," Cuse said. "To be recognized is the whipped cream on the frosting of the cake. It's like playing in the bonus round."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Carlton Cuse Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

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