Gingerbread Cupcakes & What Frosting?

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Merry2go Posted 5 Nov 2012 , 8:15pm
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What frosting would you pair with a gingerbread cupcake?  I've seen vanilla bc & cream cheese.  Anything else?  What's your favorite pairing?

Thanks, Mary

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KATGG84 Posted 5 Nov 2012 , 8:20pm
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With Gingerbread...a honey flavour would be good (made a gingerbread cheesecake with honey flavoured cookie cutouts on top last year...was a big hit)

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2ndGenerationCakeDesign Posted 5 Nov 2012 , 8:30pm
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I most commonly pair gingerbread cupcakes with caramel buttercream. It is delicious!

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Godot Posted 5 Nov 2012 , 9:11pm
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Cream cheese-lemon

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Chellescakes Posted 5 Nov 2012 , 9:43pm
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I like cinnamon paired with Gingerbread. Either in Cream cheese or buttercream 

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kimmisue2009 Posted 5 Nov 2012 , 9:47pm
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Cinnamon cream cheese!

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Elcee Posted 6 Nov 2012 , 1:33am
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http://www.bakespace.com/recipes/detail/Ermine-Frosting-(Butter-Roux-or-Boiled-milk-Frosting)/13589/

 

This one. It reminds me of soft vanilla ice cream. I use it on strongly flavored cupcakes...Deep Dark Chocolate, Swiss Mocha, Pumpkin Spice...I think it would be great on gingerbread.

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Debcent Posted 6 Nov 2012 , 11:50am
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i use an orange cream cheese, its delioous on gingerbread cupcakes!

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tdovewings Posted 6 Nov 2012 , 1:11pm
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egg-nog frosting  as I always eat my gingerbread cake with warm egg-nog

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Merry2go Posted 6 Nov 2012 , 1:24pm
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Wow, these are great!  I would have never thought of orange or egg-nog.  Keep them coming!  Thanks, Mary
 

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milkyglow Posted 6 Nov 2012 , 9:02pm
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Maybe try a Maple Syrup Frosting?

http://www.countryliving.com/recipefinder/maple-sugar-frosting-3952

Like that one?
I haven't tried it, but I think the flavours would go nicely, n__n

-milkyglow~

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coelho329 Posted 6 Nov 2012 , 11:16pm
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cinnamon or cream cheese

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Elcee Posted 7 Nov 2012 , 12:21am
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Originally Posted by tdovewings 

egg-nog frosting  as I always eat my gingerbread cake with warm egg-nog

Oh, I love egg nog! I'm trying this soon!

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