Icing For Butter Pecan Cake?

Decorating By bluejeannes Updated 6 Jul 2010 , 10:49pm by bluejeannes

bluejeannes Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 5:04pm
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Im making a butter pecan cake and the last time I made on I used whipped cream buttercream (Im not a fan of regular buttercream...too sweet) But I wasn't really happy with the combo...and suggestions as to what type of icing I could use?

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metria Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 5:15pm
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caramel IMBC?

bluejeannes Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 5:33pm
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oohhh! That sounds good! Do you happen to have a recipe?

metria Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 5:36pm
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i use Cake Love's IMBC recipe:

http://www.cookstr.com/recipes/italian-meringue-buttercream

and I just add some melted caramel bits to taste. ~2 Tbs I think.

drakegore Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 5:43pm
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i like brown sugar swiss meringue buttercream on butter pecan cake icon_smile.gif

diane

mandyloo Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 5:46pm
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I've had good success with brown butter icing and with plain buttercream flavored with butter pecan coffee creamer.

bluejeannes Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 5:49pm
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Great!! Thanks so much!

KHalstead Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 6:06pm
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take your whipped icing and add maple extract to it! YUM!!

3LittleBeesCookies Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 6:14pm
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I made this cake a few weeks ago for my dad for father's day. I made an old school caramel frosting (butter, brown sugar, cream, etc) on the stove, let it cool, and then whipped in PS until it was spreadable. I put a pecan praline filling b/w the layers. SUPER DELISH!!!!

bluejeannes Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 8:03pm
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oh! Good ideas, thanks!
I will be putting fondant on top of this (its for a baby bum cake) do you think those tastes will be good together?

bluejeannes Posted 6 Jul 2010 , 10:49pm
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I just made the IMBC with caramel and HOLY COW it's good! It's gunna be GREAT with the butter pecan cake! YUMMY! (I can't stop eating it!)

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