Translation of frosting in Spanish:

frosting

Pronunciation: /ˈfrɔːstɪŋ; ˈfrɒstɪŋ/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 [Cookery/Cocina] 1.1 (on cake) (American English/inglés norteamericano) baño (masculine) cake 1 1 1.2 (of sugar) (British English/inglés británico) glaseado (masculine)
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    • Cookies that have been frosted with a butter cream type frosting cannot be stacked.
    • It was a chocolate cake with white frosting and candied cherries on top.
    • Cakes are purchased from local supermarkets whose ideas of frosting include two primary ingredients… sugar and vegetable shortening.
  • 2 [Technology/Tecnología] esmerilado (masculine)
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    • A sweeping, swirl of baby ostrich down, rather like piped icing on an art nouveau birthday cake, contrasted the material's shine with soft, matt frosting.
    • Naughty boys Ferdinand and Steve took it upon themselves to strip the frosting off the shower door - something which proved to be the highlight of yesterday's Big Brother action.
    • Using the stencil with frosting varnish for glass at £7.95, the varnish can be tinted to create your own stained glass effect.

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