What Frosting To Use With Lemon Cake

Baking By jesskkelly15 Updated 3 Dec 2013 , 9:30am by jesskkelly15

jesskkelly15 Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 4:29am
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I'm making my dads 60th birthday cake he doesn't like things too sweet so I was thinking of making a lemon syrup cake and covering with fondant to decorate. I'm stuck on what to put between the cake and fondant! Any help would be greatly appreciated. Jess

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jesskkelly15 Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 4:34am
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AI was meant to also ask whether I should ganache or put buttercream.

Bakers Crush Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 3:29pm
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Ai would do buttercream as a personal choice.

valhallap Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 3:54pm
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I use a lemon curd and buttercream and it really works

AnnieCahill Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 4:11pm
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I always use straight lemon curd in between lemon cake layers.  People really like how tart it is.  It's sweet, but it's like the tartness cuts it quite a bit.  You could also do cream cheese icing or white chocolate ganache (but that would be really sweet).

maariabodi Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 4:56pm
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a cream cheese frostin with lemon cake would taste amazing ,i always put cinnamon in my cream cheese frosting the taste is unreal but not sure how that would taste with lemon cake

AnnieCahill Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 8:32pm
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I forgot to add that I would put lemon zest in the cream cheese icing.

jesskkelly15 Posted 3 Dec 2013 , 9:30am
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AThanks everyone! I'm trying to decide on a cake now as I really want to cover it with fondant and decorate :)

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