Need To Add A Little Kick To Vanilla Cake

Baking By cakesbydina Updated 25 Jun 2008 , 3:38am by playingwithsugar

cakesbydina Posted 25 Jun 2008 , 12:12am
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Does anyone know what to do with a box mix of vanilla cake to spice it up a bit. I don't mean spice as in spicey but as in a really rich, decedent cake with a custard like filling? Ameratto or almond extracts/liquer would be nice but need something else....anyone have any ideas for a cake do this weekend. What goes with vanilla that is NOT a fruit filling????

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playingwithsugar Posted 25 Jun 2008 , 3:15am
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Try pastry cream. There are hundreds of recipes for this online. Extracts and liqueurs can be added near the end.

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playingwithsugar Posted 25 Jun 2008 , 3:38am
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I remembered something else you can try - a bit of ground nutmeg. At most, 1/2 teaspoon per batter.

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