Newbie Posted 23 Jun 2005 , 5:40am
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I've made a rich devils food cake and white chocolate frosting (used the Cake Doctor's recipes).

What kind of filling would be good? Seems like frosting will be too rich. I often use raspberry preserves, but I'd like another idea.

When I read the descriptions with the photos everyone seems to describe such delectable cakes. I've just learned to enjoy the decorating but have never been much of a baker, so I don't have a stable of recipes to fall back on.

I really need your ideas!

Thanks - Newbie

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tcturtleshell Posted 23 Jun 2005 , 6:47am
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Maybe a pudding filling? That sounds good to me. Or a whip cream filling. Since the cake is rich I would use something lighter.

I'm like you, I like the decorating but I'm not so great on baking. I do use the same yellow cake recipe. I would like to find the perfect choco & white cake recipe. I'm always too busy w/ cake orders I don't have time to try new recipes.

Good luck w/ this cake~

klsunny Posted 23 Jun 2005 , 12:34pm
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The first thing I thought of was a pudding filling too, they tend to be less sweet than some other alternatives. Or, I've done a whipped cream mixed with cream cheese filling that is nice and not too sweet.

Sounds like its going to be great!

melissablack Posted 23 Jun 2005 , 2:14pm
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The filling I use the most is the jell-o instant pudding. Since you have white chocolate frosting, you could try the white chocolate pudding. It is so quick & easy, and it tastes delicious with the cake.

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flayvurdfun Posted 23 Jun 2005 , 2:16pm
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A chocolate mousse maybe!

debsuewoo Posted 23 Jun 2005 , 2:19pm
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possibly chocolate bavarian?

aunt-judy Posted 23 Jun 2005 , 9:12pm
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with devil's food cake and white chocolate frosting, i would definitely go with something light and not too sweet. chocolate mousse or whipped cream (you can sift in some cocoa to make it chocolate). a thin layer of raspberry or strawberry jam under the mousse or cream would be very nice.

Newbie Posted 23 Jun 2005 , 11:54pm
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These are such great ideas! Thanks to all.
DebSueWoo - what is chocolate bavarian?

debsuewoo Posted 24 Jun 2005 , 1:44am
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Well, it's the chocolate version of Bavarian Filling, which is kind of like a pudding, but not as sweet to me.

Debbi

flayvurdfun Posted 24 Jun 2005 , 4:51pm

love it in my Dunkin Donut donuts!!!!!!!!!! mmmm!

aunt-judy Posted 27 Jun 2005 , 3:32pm

whip yourself up some whipped cream (or whipped topping) with a little extra vanilla flavour, and fold in some prepared chocolate pudding. voila: chocolate bavarian.

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