Need Your Opinions: Filling For Carrot Cake

Baking By hrnewbie Updated 3 Feb 2011 , 2:57am by icer101

hrnewbie Posted 3 Feb 2011 , 2:35am
post #1 of 4

I have a great carrot cake just sitting waiting to be filled and iced but am desperate to do something other than just the same old cream cheese filling. I'm definitely icing in cream cheese though but need your filling opinions. Here were my thoughts:

orange marmalade
Dulche de leche
Caramel
orange cream cheese

Anyone have any recommendations? Or something I haven't thought about yet? I just need to kick it up a notch.

3 replies
Occther Posted 3 Feb 2011 , 2:51am
post #2 of 4

Pineapple filling of some type. Toasted pecans. Praline Pecans.

Kitagrl Posted 3 Feb 2011 , 2:51am
post #3 of 4

Caramel sounds good...I've heard of people filling in a pineapple filling as well, that might be good too.

icer101 Posted 3 Feb 2011 , 2:57am
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I have made a carrot cake,lots of times, with the orange (using freshly squeezed orange)cream cheese icing and filled it with( from scratch )pineapple filling. Delicious!!!

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