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Dulce de leche, DDL, quick and easy!

Posted by egensinnig This is the fast track to lovely creamy dulce de leche. It takes 20 min instead of 3 hours. Ingredients1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk This makes about 1 cup. But you can also double the recipe if you have a big bowl. InstructionsMICROWAVE DULCE DE LECHE Empty the can into a large (2-1/2 quart or larger) glass bowl, and cover with plastic wrap (cling film), keeping a tiny bit uncovered to prevent excess steam build-up. Microwave on medium power (I used level 5 on a 10-level appliance) for 2 minutes. Remove, stir with a wire... read more

JaimeAnn's Best lemon Filling

Posted by JaimeAnn This Lemon filling is great for pies, cakes, cookies and donuts... JaimeAnn's Best lemon Filling Ingredients 1&1/2 cups sugar 1/3 cup plus 1 Tablespoon cornstarch 1&1/2 cups water 3 egg yolks slightly beaten 3 Tablespoons Butter 3 teaspoons lemon rind 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice Instructions Mix sugar & cornstarch in medium saucepan, gradually stir in water Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly till mixture comes to a full boil. Boil & stir 1-2 minutes. Gradually stir at least half of hot mixture into egg yolks. Blend it back into the pan.... read more

Marshmallow Buttercream

Posted by Texie This was a mix of pourable fondant and buttercream. Only 1 layer necessary, no crumb coat needed! Evens to a perfect smooth surface on it's own Marshmallow Buttercream Ingredients 1c Crisco 2 lb powdered sugar 1- 1 1/2 t flavoring (your choice) pinch of salt PIPING HOT 1/4 c water and 1/4 c milk roughly 4-5 oz giant marshmallows Instructions Cream Crisco and salt Slowly add sugar and liquids, alternating. Frosting should be creamy, not thin, so ajust your liquid as needed. I've found mixing water and milk keeps a better consistancy. Melt... read more

Chunky Strawberry Filling

Posted by staten93 Needed a yummy strawberry filling that wasn't buttercream. Looked at many recipes and came up with this. Chunky Strawberry Filling Ingredients 1 lb frozen whole strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 3 Tablespoons corn starch Instructions Unthaw frozen strawberries and keep liquid. Place strawberries with liquid in saucepan and using kitchen scissors cut into small chunks. Mix sugar and corn starch together. Add mixture to chunky strawberries and mix together. Heat until bubbling-stirring constantly. Boil about two minutes. Cool and fill cake. read more

Easy Raspberry Sauce for Fillings/Frostings

Posted by Sweet_Indulgence Came across this recipe on a website, tried it, and it works great! It's thick even to add to whipped cream and buttercream for fillings or frostings. You could even use it as a sauce for your cake layers in addition to your filling. It's also perfect for drizzling on ice cream. **I altered the recipe slightly in regards to the amount of raspberries. Original recipe called for 2 pints of fresh raspberries - I used only 12 oz and kept everything else the same and came out perfect. ** Easy Raspberry Sauce for... read more

Easy Bavarian Cream

Posted by bake-aholic A quick, fail proof way to a DELICIOUS Bavarian Cream filling for cakes, cream puffs, or eclairs. Use any flavor pudding you'd like (I've only used vanilla). This should be enough to fill one 2-layer cake or about 24 cream puffs. Easy Bavarian Cream Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese, softened 2 (3.5 oz) packages instant pudding mix 3/4 cup milk 12 oz Cool Whip, thawed Instructions 1. Mix together cream cheese and dry pudding mix on medium speed. 2. Add the milk and beat on medium a minute or two, or until lumps have smoothed out. 3. Fold in... read more

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Icing/Filling

Posted by dmarvel I saw mentions of an eggless chocolate chip cookie frosting, but no recipe here on CC. I found this one online and it is fantastic! My family simply loved it. I put it on brown sugar cupcakes (also from and they were to die for.     Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Icing/Filling Ingredients FROSTING BASE: 1-3/4 cups confectioners sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon milk Eggless cookie dough (recipe below)   EGGLESS COOKIE DOUGH: 1/4 cup butter,... read more

Great Chocolate Mousse

Posted by Sweet_Indulgence This is a great chocolate mousse recipe. I use it all the time to fill cakes, eclairs, cupcakes, chocolate cups.... the possibilities are endless. I got this recipe from the bakery I used to work at. It was the most requested. This recipe fits perfectly in 5 qt Kitchen Aid ** will require using 2 kitchen aid bowls** Great Chocolate Mousse Ingredients 4 oz unsalted butter 1# 4 oz chocolate - I use 1 bag of Ghirardelli 60% cacao bittersweet and the remaining with Ghirardelli semi-sweet... read more

Strawberries n' Cream Mousse

Posted by cakeheart Okay this is something I made up because I could never find a decent strawberry mousse filling....and I hate using preserves! I always make my mousse the jello pudding and heavy whipping cream way....and this twist make it taste like strawberry milk! It is soooo yummy and I get requests for it all the time!!! AND IT IS SUPER EASY!!! Strawberries n' Cream Mousse Ingredients 1 large pkg of Instant Vanilla Jello Pudding 1 Pint of Heavy Whipping Cream 2-3 tablespoons of Strawberry Jello Gelatin Powder (you can add more or less depending on how... read more

Easy Strawberry filling

Posted by enderud3577 This is a pretty simple strawberry filling that I came up with that you can use from things you normally have in your cuboards, well atleast i do. you can use it on cakes for fillings or crepes or anything really. even pancakes Easy Strawberry filling Ingredients 1 small jar of strawberry jam 1 tablespoon sweetend condensed milk 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 2 cups cut up strawberries more or less depending on you Instructions mix all together and voila !!! you can use it on cakes for fillings or crepes or anything really. even pancakes not... read more

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