Back with another recommended reading. This time, it’s about the history of icing, or frosting, depending on where you are from and who you ask. But it is the same thing, some type of fat mixed with some type of sweetener, 99% of the time, sugar.
This read is just a brief history of the the sugary topping but I think it paints a nice picture for understanding the basic origins of icing. Go ahead and check the article on the history of icing brought to you by Patricia Hunt over at leaf.tv.