1. Betty Crocker Whipped Fluffy White Smooth and faintly reminiscent of marshmallow fluff, this one creates nice peaks and holds its shape.
2. Duncan Hines Creamy Milk Chocolate This fudgy frosting came out on top for its sweet, smooth flavour.
3. Betty Crocker Milk Chocolate Super soft, this one spread the best.
A version of this article appeared in our April 2016 issue with the headline "Piece of cake", p. 51.