Flavor Pairing Question???

Baking By confetty Updated 17 Mar 2012 , 4:50am by scp1127

confetty Posted 16 Mar 2012 , 12:03pm
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I am doing a girlfriend's wedding cake in april...she wants spice cake (which I think of as a holiday flavor).
The cake will be four tiers, so I will do one spice for her. What other flavors do you recommend for tiers to compliment spice cake???

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AAtKT Posted 16 Mar 2012 , 12:36pm
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Does she only want one tier in Spice? Are you sure she doesn't want the whole cake in spice? I never thought of it as a holiday flavor myself... I believe my high school graduation cake was spice...

As for what would go good with it... if she wants each tier to be different, I think it particularly wouldn't matter too much since at a wedding most people probably won't be eating each tier together...

You could do Carrot...
You could do a Chocolate with a bit of Hot Pepper...
You could do plain Vanilla even...
You could always do a Marbled Vanilla & Spice layer...
You could also do a plain spice layer, and variations of spice layers like carrot, pumpkin, gingerbread, apple, currant, etc...

Debbye27 Posted 16 Mar 2012 , 1:17pm
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mmmm I love pumpkin cake! and carrot, too- they would go nice with spice

confetty Posted 16 Mar 2012 , 11:06pm
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Thank you for the suggestions!

scp1127 Posted 17 Mar 2012 , 4:50am
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I don't try to compliment flavors. I just try to make them diverse and please more people.

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