Flavor Suggestion

Decorating By DinasSugarShack Updated 17 Feb 2011 , 11:54pm by DinasSugarShack

DinasSugarShack Posted 17 Feb 2011 , 1:32pm
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I am making my 7 year old niece a birthday cake. She asked for vanilla cake with vanilla filling. Can you suggest a filling that will have a nice vanilla flavor to give it a little more taste. I am worried that it will be bland being all vanilla. I don't want to fill it with buttercream though.
Thanks for any input.
Dina

5 replies
glow0369 Posted 17 Feb 2011 , 2:19pm
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Try a vanilla bean paste buttercream filling..

glow0369 Posted 17 Feb 2011 , 2:20pm
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oops, just saw you ddidn't want a buttercream filling....

Kitagrl Posted 17 Feb 2011 , 2:23pm
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A vanilla mousse would be nice. They sell packages of it at the grocery store and I use half and half cream with it to make it stiffer and richer...and you can add a bit extra vanilla bean paste into it.

lilmissbakesalot Posted 17 Feb 2011 , 2:43pm
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A rich pastry cream would be nice too... or if you wanted it a little lighter a vanilla bavarian cream. Use some real vanilla pods and the flavor is really nice and not bland at all.

DinasSugarShack Posted 17 Feb 2011 , 11:54pm
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Thank you you guys for the suggestions and although I said no buttercream, I think the bean flavour might change it up.

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