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Raspberry Mousse

Posted by a_twist_of_cake I don't know if there are any other recipes on here like this, I haven't looked. I just threw this together one day and used it to fill a cake for a 50th birthday for the owner of my mom's work. My mom told me that everyone was raving about the cake and that there was not one bad comment about the cake. Just thought I'd share it with everyone :o) Ingredients 1 pkg vanilla instant pudding 2 envelopes powdered dream whip 1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam (I used Smucker's squeezable jam) a few drops of LorAnn raspberry... read more

Pecan Cream Filling

Posted by LuLu0426 I used this with a carrot cake and it was AWESOME!! My mom and I couldn't stop eating the leftover filling!! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 cup flour 3/4 tspn salt 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup and 2 tblspn butter 1 1/4 cup chopped pecans 2 tspn vanilla extract Instructions -Blend sugar, flour, and salt in a heavy sauce pan -gradually stir in cream -add butter -cook and stir over low till the butter melts;let simmer 20-30 minutes until golden brown,stir occasionally -cool to lukewarm -stir in pecans and vanilla -let... read more

Awesome Armaretto custard filling

Posted by mareg I made this and everybody thought it was awesome! I get lots of compliments and hubby will eat it like pudding. Lemon or vanilla flavoring can be used too. INGREDIENTS 1 cup milk 2 TB plus 1 tsp. Cornstarch 3/4 cup White sugar granulated 1/2 cup Water 4 egg yolks beaten 1 tsp. Almond extract 1 tsp. Amaretto like Disarano liquor   DIRECTIONS Mix milk, cornstarch, sugar in a medium sauce pan Add water & beaten egg yolks gradually. Cook over medium heat till thick and bubbly.  Stir constantly. When it gets to the rapid... read more

Easy - Cream/Custard Filling (can be used with any pudding mix)

Posted by ElizabellaCreativeCakes I found this recipe on in my attempt to find a thick custard-type recipe to fill a cake. This recipe held up great and was so easy to make. I used Vanilla Pudding Mix to start, but have also used Chocolate and Cookies & Cream which both turned out GREAT! Ingredients 1 Cup - Milk 1/2 Cup - Whipping Cream 1 Box - Vanilla Pudding Mix (or any pudding mix you want) 1 Tsp - Honey (I have used it with and without, both taste great) Instructions Mix together on low/medium until blended. Blend on high to thicken... read more

Whipped Icing

Posted by kcrossln Very stable and does not melt at room temperature unlike many standard whipped cream frostings. It also makes a GREAT dip for fresh fruit -- not too sweet, just right! This recipe is GREAT for a stand mixer but will work with any good mixer." INGREDIENTS 1 (8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups heavy cream 1 (8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened1/2 cup white sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon almond extract2 cups heavy... read more

Cream Cake Filling

Posted by pennyemer I made this and got rave reviews! I torte a chocolate cake, pipe it between the layers, then do a chocolate Ganache over top. I also spiraled the cream in a curly over the Ganache to make it look like an over sized Hostess Cupcake! Ingredients 1/2 c granulated sugar 1/3 c whole milk 2/3 Crisco 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1 tbls water 1/2 c confectioners' sugar read more

Lemon Curd

Posted by microbiology1 This lemon curd is a great filling for my lemon cake. Especially because it uses up all of the leftover yolks from making the cake. You can subsitute meyer lemons for yellow lemons as well. Ingredients 4 large egg yolks ¾ C sugar 3 fl oz lemon juice, freshly squeezed and strained (about 3 large lemons) 4 T unsalted butter (softened) Pinch of salt 2 t. lemon zest ,finely grated Instructions Have a strainer, suspended over a bowl, ready near the range. In a heavy saucepan, beat the egg yolks and sugar until well... read more

Coconut Cream filling

Posted by creatsacake I noticed there were no too many recipes on here for coconut cream filling, a lot of my friends love this filling so I thought I would share. Its super easy! Ingredients * 1 cup sour cream * 4 to 6 tablespoons heavy cream * 1/2 cup flaked, sweetened coconut * 1 can cream of coconut, blended to break up large pieces of coconut Instructions Blend the can of cream of coconut in a blender to break up the large pieces of coconut. Stir on the 1/2 cup of flaked coconut and the sour cream. Use the heavy whipping cream to get... read more

Raspberry Cheesecake Mousse

Posted by spicymustard2 I’ve been getting a lot of requests for the raspberry cheesecake mousse recipe I eluded to in a comment I made on a Pink Champagne Cake recipe here on Cake Central. I found this great mousse recipe on someone’s online blog, and it was the perfect compliment to the pink champagne cake. I just did a search for the blog, but the website is temporarily unavailable. Search “raspberry cheesecake mousse” on Google and scroll down to find the Delicious Inspiration blog. She deserves all the credit. **Note: Because I was using this as a filling, I beat... read more

Fresh Strawberry Cake Filling

Posted by solma1129 Thank you to andimal123 at for this delicious filling! Ingredients # 2 1/2 cups of strawberries, halved or sliced thinner if you like # 1/4 cup sugar # 1/2 cup water # 2 tsp. cornstarch Instructions Crush 1/2 cup berries; add water; cook 2 minutes; sieve. Mix sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir into berry juice. Cook, and stir till thick and clear. Cool slightly; pour over sliced strawberries. Cool to room temperature and use as cake filling. BEFORE applying your berry filling, use some of the frosting... read more

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