hello everyone, I had a few issues with filling a cake with fruit filling... I used fresh strawberries which i mashed to fill a cake. When i went o put the two halves together, the fruit filling came oozing out from the sides even though i had damed it with buttercream icing... how do i get it to stay in the cake and not come out the sides? Thanks
When you mashed those strawberries you released all the juice in them
Slice them and dry them on paper towels before placing on cake. You might even want to use fondant or very thick b'cream for the dam.
thankyou very much.. i willtry that next time...
Also, make sure your filling doesn't go higher than your dam.
Last time I used fresh strawberries in a cake, which was cassata cake, I sliced them using an egg slicer and just laid them in the cake that way. They release enough juice on their own that there's no need to mash them. If you want a less-chunky strawberry filling, I could suggest using a cooked strawberry filling since it is thicker and not juicy.