New Product Tryouts: Duncan Hines Frosting Creations

Okay, no worries. Not ALL of the “New Product Tryouts” posts are going to be dealing with icing or frosting! I just happened to be working on a few things that were in need of these products these days. I have something different I’m going to review next week, so stay tuned!

I actually just came across Duncan Hines Frosting Creations in the grocery store, and was quite amused! I mean, I can make icing whatever color I want using food color or various gels. But this not only makes pretty colors, it also FLAVORS! Fabulous!

I used it for the cupcakes for our little housewarming over the weekend, and I have never gotten so many compliments on cupcakes! It was definitely a hit! (This particular flavor/color, at least!)

Here’s what you look for in the store:

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It’s on the baking aisle. And the icing is just white – it’s with the rest of the icings, and the packets (there are quite a few colors and flavors) are next to the icings in their own little display.

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I chose the Orange Creme flavor and color because that was closest to matching my party theme colors!

Sorry for the next pic – I think my iPhone flash came on and I didn’t realize it. I thought I took another one, but I guess not! Anyways…

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You make a deep hole in the middle with a butter knife, open the icing packet and pour it inside the hole. Then you stir it up!

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Pretty, huh? Really nice color!

Here’s what the final cupcakes ended up looking like:

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Perfect! I put the icing in a bag and piped it on – it worked beautifully!

It was a little more…shiny…than I was expecting?! I guess that’s the only thing I didn’t LOVE about it. But maybe that’s just the texture you’ll end up with.

The taste was awesome! Light but well-flavored. Not too sweet, not too fluffy. And like I said, I got tons of compliments on the cupcakes, so overall, I was pleased!

They have 12 different flavors, it seems:

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I definitely plan on trying more of them as the need arises!

If you’ve tried another flavor, let me know!

Side note: since Monday is Memorial Day, I will not be blogging, but I’ll see you back here on Tuesday! And please…let’s remember the real reason we celebrate Memorial Day!

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3 thoughts on “New Product Tryouts: Duncan Hines Frosting Creations

  1. Pingback: Home Sweet Home Housewarming Party! | The Road to Domestication

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