Muse Posted 9 Aug 2005 , 6:00pm
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I am doing a red velvet cake for a going away party for a co-worker this Friday. I usually fill my red velvet cake with the ubiquitous cream cheese icing but this time I wanted to do something different. I have been racking my brain trying to come up with a filling that would cooperate with the cake. I thought perhaps cannoli filling or a dark chocolate buttercream. I just don't know what would work best. Any ideas?

Thanks!

Darci

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KayDay Posted 9 Aug 2005 , 6:10pm
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I like the idea of a dark or even a regular BC ...what are you icing it with?

Muse Posted 9 Aug 2005 , 6:25pm
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I am using the crusting buttercream recipe that I found here on CakeCentral. It works remarkably well; so much better than the typical Wilton recipe. It's far too runny to ice with.

KayDay Posted 9 Aug 2005 , 6:28pm
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I think your original idea of a dark chocolate BC would be great, since there is a bit of a chocolate base to red velvet and the BC icing is buttery and light the chocolate seems it would compliment it perfectly.

meme Posted 9 Aug 2005 , 6:33pm
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I am also thinking chocolate of some sort since they say red velvet is a type of chocolate cake sounds tasty thinking of it!

KayDay Posted 9 Aug 2005 , 6:34pm
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Or maybe a bavarian creme type filling?

eve Posted 9 Aug 2005 , 6:55pm
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icon_biggrin.gif These are the ones I can think of:
Whipped Cream; CHocolate Ganache; Caramel w/ Pecans; White Chocolate ButterCream and plains Raspberries

KayDay Posted 9 Aug 2005 , 6:57pm
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Out of those suggestions the one I would pick would be white chocolate BC.

PureShugga Posted 10 Aug 2005 , 12:59am
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What about a white chocolate cream cheese filling? I have a white chocolate cream cheese filling with coconuts and walnuts for carrot cakes I use - but I also use it without the coconut and walnuts for my red velvet cake - it's yummy!

KayDay Posted 10 Aug 2005 , 2:42am

Mmmmm...that does sound good!

Ironbaker Posted 11 Aug 2005 , 4:57pm

All of those sound good, I was also thinking a raspberry or strawberry filling since red velvet is basically somewhat of a chocolate cake.

Niki027 Posted 18 Aug 2005 , 7:01pm

What a great idea!

My vote is for white chocolate. thumbs_up.gif

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