Found A Great New Way To Use Cake Leftovers!

Decorating By loriana Updated 11 Jun 2009 , 4:00pm by Franluvsfrosting

loriana Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 6:08pm
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Hi folks!

I had to do 3-D cake a few days ago and came up with a great way to use cake leftovers. Granted, this would probably only taste good with white or yellow cake:

I cut the cake into bite-size cubes, or broke it into bite-size pieces and threw them back in the cake pan that was already crusty from pulling out the original cake. I kept the oven on but lowered the temp down to 250F and dried the cake pieces into "croutons".

When they were golden brown and super-crunchy, I put them in a plastic storage container for a quick snack. Not too sweet, but they are wonderful. Somewhat like biscotti which are double-baked too!

Let me know if anyone else tries it and likes them! icon_smile.gif

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1234me Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 6:50pm
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sounds like a great idea. I think I would sprinkle some cinnamon and sugar on them!

Auryn Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 7:15pm
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thats awesome
you know what would be even more awesome
tossing those 'croutons' on some hot choccolate


G_Cakes Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 7:23pm
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Yummy gonna have to give it a try!

cylstrial Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 7:24pm
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That sounds like a great snack to me! Thanks for sharing!! I can't wait to try it!

ayerim979 Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 7:28pm
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mmmm.sounds devine. With ice cream n hot fudge yummy !!!! Too bad I just threw away some left over cup cakes from Sunday

solascakes Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 7:31pm
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With ice cream YESSSS

saycheese Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 7:41pm
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Originally Posted by ayerim979

Too bad I just threw away some left over cup cakes from Sunday



sarkee Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 7:45pm
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that is a great idea. I was going to make cake balls, but I think I may try this first.

LKing12 Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 7:51pm
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HMMMM...Fresh fruit salad with cake croutons! That's what I am thinking!!
Thanks for sharing!

loriana Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 1:42am
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Oooh! good ideas everyone.

Update: I've probably gained 5 pounds LOL

Tried them with:

Cake croutons with ice cream: YUM!! I had chocolate/mocha ice cream. Just a bit...

Cake croutons with a tiny bit of fresh whipped cream, chambord and cut up strawberries. YUM! Like a kicked up strawberry shortcake!!

Cake croutons in a ziploc bag. In the car. On the way out. Great snack!!!!

chilz822 Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 4:27am
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Sounds like a yummy 'bowl of cereal' just waiting to happen!

Franluvsfrosting Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 4:00pm
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I think I gained several pounds just reading this thread! lol

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