Cake Bites With Alcohol In Them?

Baking By cakesbycathy Updated 25 Sep 2010 , 3:12am by cakesbycathy

cakesbycathy Posted 24 Sep 2010 , 11:26pm
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Can anyone help? I've tried searching the forums without luck...

I would like to try and make an "adult" cake bite. Normally I take chocolate cake and then use either chocolate ganache or leftover frosting to make them and then dip in chocolate.

What kind of alcohol would I use do you think? And how would I incorporate it into the cake bite? If I baked a cake with the alcohol in the recipe, wouldn't it just evaporate out so to speak?

I did try once using a mudslide mix as the binder, but you really couldn't taste it.

TIA!!

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LaurenLuLu Posted 24 Sep 2010 , 11:28pm
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simple syrup with alcohol added and brushed onto the cake top before frosting

gingerbreadtogo Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 1:09am
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How about if you add your alcohol to the buttercream and use that for your cake bites. I use Bailey's Irish Creme in my buttercream to ice cupcakes or brownies and it is very tasty. I have also added whiskey to ganache and you could definitely taste that. If you add the alcohol to the ganache after the chocolate melts, I wouldn't think the alcohol would evaporate.

cakesbycathy Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 3:12am
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Oh that's a good idea! I will have to try that!

I was also thinking I could make the cake bite like normal, then dip it in alcohol and then the chocolate, but wonder if the cake ball would fall apart before I got it in the chocolate.

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