Filling For Red Velvet Cake

Decorating By Cakeatier Updated 6 Oct 2008 , 1:09am by Cakeatier

Cakeatier Posted 1 Oct 2008 , 8:52pm
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Hello everyone:

I am making a red velvet cake for a haunted mansion cake. The house will be made out of dark chocolate (hopefully with raspberry flavoring). I am either leaving the cake just butter cream or covering it with modeling chocolate. What kind of filling should I use in the cake? Your suggestions will be helpful


Thanks

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kakeladi Posted 1 Oct 2008 , 9:35pm
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Not sure I understande you ? I guess you are putting a choco house on top of a red v elvet cake?
I suggest one of the following:
Choco mousse OR raspberry OR cream cheese mousse OR bavarian cream.

Rocketgirl899 Posted 1 Oct 2008 , 9:56pm
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my vote is cream cheese filling.. don't have a recipe.. but usually we take cream cheese filling nad mix it with the icing.. aWESOME!

Cakeatier Posted 1 Oct 2008 , 10:13pm
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Thank you for the suggestions.

Just to clear up I am making a chocolate house to put on top of the cake.
the chocolate will have raspberry flavoring.

sugarflour2 Posted 1 Oct 2008 , 10:28pm
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Cakeeatier, Toba Garrett has the best cream cheese filling recipe in her book The Well Decorated Cake that I have ever tasted.

Sweet_Guys Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 12:51am
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We just tried a cream cheese recipe tonight with red velvet mini cupcakes.

1. Cream 8 oz cream cheese with 1/2 stick butter.
2. Add 1 tsp vanilla extract.
3. Slowly add 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar in 1/2 cup increments.

Tona Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 12:56am
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I agree use cream cheese filling with the red velvet cake. I usually add pecan to the filling for mine.

Cakeatier Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 1:09am
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Thank you for the suggestions. I used just butterceam & it came out wonderfully.

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