Carrot Cake & Red Velvet Frosting, But Not Cream Cheese

Decorating By glendaleAZ Updated 28 Jan 2010 , 3:34am by kellertur

glendaleAZ Posted 27 Jan 2010 , 5:24am
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I'll be making both a carrot cake (carved) and a red velvet (4 tier) cake in April for my Son's wedding. I need to travel 5 hours to get to the wedding site, plus it will sit on a table for another 3 to 4 before the cake is served. Can anyone give me a few alternate ideas for another type of filling beside Cream Cheese, that will complement these two cake flavors?

Thanks,
Tammy

Edited to add:
I tried to do a search on this, but didn't really see any topic like this for the last couple of months.

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prterrell Posted 27 Jan 2010 , 5:34am
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White chocolate buttercream will work with both carrot and red velvet nicely.

glendaleAZ Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 3:19am
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thank you prterrell for your reply. I'll give that a try.

kellertur Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 3:34am
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This is what I use, I have a non-haz food license so I improvise:

Red Velvet: vanilla or choc BC
Carrot: Cinnamon BC, Vanilla BC, Ginger BC, Orange BC... I've even used coconut BC with excellent results.

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