What Frosting Goes Well With Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake?

What Frosting Goes Well With Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake?

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Emma Christensen
Jun 29, 2012

Q: Is there a type of frosting that will go well with a rainbow cookie cake without chocolate?

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Editor: While chocolate is traditional for this Italian confection, there's definitely no reason you can't play around with other kinds! A simple buttercream frosting would be quite nice, or given how sweet this cake already is, even a quick sugar glaze would go well.

Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake from Bon Appétit
Recipe: Basic Cooked Buttercream Frosting
How to Make a Quick Sugar Icing

Readers, what other frostings do you suggest?


Related: How to Frost a Layer Cake

(Image: Romulo Yanes/Bon Appétit )

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