What Flavors/fillings Should I Offer?

Baking By kristenmbatt Updated 16 Oct 2013 , 7:12pm by mfeagan

kristenmbatt Posted 16 Oct 2013 , 6:08pm
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I am starting to get more orders in. I mostly only use cake box extender recipes which everybody seems to love. I have tried to do some recipes from pure scratch and they usually turn out too dry. So far I have only offered Chocolate, Vanilla, Red Velvet, Lemon flavors. But I did have to do White Chocolate, Chocolate Oreo and Orange Creme once which I fear may have been too dry since they were from complete scratch.

 

Anyways, I was just wondering if there were some other basic flavors and fillings that I should definitely offer? I would like to stick to cake extender recipes. Any links are greatly appreciated. I find that when people try to type up a recipe on here there are usually some left out ingredients or questions that come up. 

 

Thanks in advance!

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mfeagan Posted 16 Oct 2013 , 7:12pm
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You may want to try your hand at scratch baking again. Just try baking for a little less time. Your problem might just be over baking. 

 

There are a lot of recipes online for different cakes. If you use boxed mixes, check out their websites. Betty Crocker has some really neat recipes that are good for inspiration. 

 

I bake from scratch, but I love to go see what those websites have as ideas. It really depends on how much you want to do with your flavor combinations. I do all sorts of stuff like mint chocolate chip, salted caramel, mocha, Kahlua, maple, pumpkin spice, pink lemonade, etc... 

 

I usually try to have seasonal flavors along with classics everyone likes. 

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