Lemon Cake Filling?????

Decorating By Stacey75 Updated 2 Oct 2010 , 2:02pm by swiissmiss

Stacey75 Posted 28 Sep 2010 , 6:28pm
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I got a request for a Lemon cake with a light, not so sweet filling. At first I was thinking like a raspberry mouse but do any of you have any ideas?

Thanks

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bakingpw Posted 28 Sep 2010 , 11:47pm
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Lemon curd?

imagenthatnj Posted 28 Sep 2010 , 11:55pm
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Thinking same as bakingpw: lemon curd? Or lemon mousse?

Renaejrk Posted 29 Sep 2010 , 3:44am
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You could make a whipped creamy filling and swirl the lemon curd in it, so it isn't so strong - much like using a mousse - yum!

imagenthatnj Posted 29 Sep 2010 , 3:47am
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Raspberry mousse, your first idea, is also a complementary flavor if you want to go the other way and not do lemon on lemon.

sunset74 Posted 29 Sep 2010 , 4:22am
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You could do Lemon curd and then cream it into cream cheese. I did this and ligtend it with whipped cream for a icing one time and it turned out really good. Otherwise you can not usually ever go wrong with just lemon curd from scratch though, I hate canned stuff.

If you want Raspberry though i would go with either a mousse or do a lemon mouse with fresh raspberries or a raspberry glaze and mousse to just really punch the flavor.

swiissmiss Posted 29 Sep 2010 , 9:24am
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Just this week I made this cake from the following recipe and the curd (just like the whole cake) was soooo delicious! I f you don't want it so sweet, try using less sugar as it is quite sweet in the original recipe.

http://www.dianasdesserts.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/recipes.recipeListing/filter/dianas/recipeID/57/Recipes.cfm

Stacey75 Posted 30 Sep 2010 , 5:51am
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Thanks. Every time I've had lemon curd it has been pretty sweet(which I like). This is going to sound sort of stupid but I've only make a raspberry mousse so would I just switch add lemon instead?

swiissmiss Posted 30 Sep 2010 , 7:20am
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I'm not sure if I understood you 100% but if you want to make a raspberry mousse that wouldn't be like a curd, more like whipped cream mixed with fresh raspberries and if you like some raspberry puree.

If you want to make a raspberry curd I would (haven't tried that though..) switch the lemon juice for a mixture of 75% (seedless!) raspberry puree and 25% water.

Stacey75 Posted 2 Oct 2010 , 6:14am
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No like a lemon mousse

swiissmiss Posted 2 Oct 2010 , 2:02pm
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then I would probably make a lemon curd and mix it with whipped cream.

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