Cinco De Mayo Cake Ideas

Baking By NoahLili Updated 5 May 2009 , 10:30pm by NoahLili

NoahLili Posted 4 May 2009 , 6:03pm
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I know it's last minute, but I'm trying to come up with recipe ideas for a cinco de mayo cake. I was thinking margarita or pina colada or some kind of mexican chocolate cake. I haven't tried any of these recipes on here, so any ideas or favorite cake recipes and fillings would help. Thanks a bunch!!

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aliciag829 Posted 5 May 2009 , 3:21am
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Pina colada sounds good to me. Or citrus, or coconut.

When I think Mexican desserts the only thing that comes to mind is fried icecream or flan. lol Sorry I can't help you more, but hopefully this will give you a bump.

Jayde Posted 5 May 2009 , 10:21pm
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You can pretty much take any cake recipe and tweak it to suit your needs.

Margharita - Replace some of your liquid with margharita mix. For added flavor you can zest a lime into your batter.

Pina Colada - Replace some of your liquid with pina colada mix. For added flavor you can add a handful of shredded coconut.

Mexican Chocolate - Add 2 tbsp. of cinnamon to your favorite chocolate cake recipe.

HTH

NoahLili Posted 5 May 2009 , 10:30pm
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thanks guys!! Now I just need to decide which one....

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