sstardust17 Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 2:21pm
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I need to make ding dong filling for a cake this weekend and the directions say white sugar. I wasn't sure if this was granulated sugar or confectioners/powdered sugar. Does anyone know?


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luv2cake Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 2:26pm
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It is granulated sugar.
One word of advice when making this filling....stir it constantly with a whisk while you are cooking the flour and milk.
I just stirred it occasionally the first time I made it, and it was lumpy. Gross! It was like ding dong filling with little chunks of doughy flour. Ugh!
Everytime I have made it since, I have taken the time to stand there and stir it constantly and it comes out smooth and delicious.

joby1 Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 2:32pm
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That sounds good. Is that recipe here on cc?



luv2cake Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 2:56pm
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Here's the link:

vickymacd Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 3:07pm
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I used Melvira's recipe and it was delicious. I put it in individual cupcakes.

Monica0271 Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 3:08pm
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icon_eek.gif this sounds soooooo delicous! Now my mouth is watering icon_smile.gif

luv2cake Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 4:36pm
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What's Melvira's recipe? Please share!

bellejoey Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 4:44pm
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Oh! I'm going to try this. I have a twinkie pan set and recipe from William Sonoma and I'm going to see if this filling tastes good inside the twinkies! Yum! icon_smile.gif

joby1 Posted 26 Jan 2007 , 10:06pm
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The twinkie thing sounds great! Thanks for the link too. I will have to try this....sounds great. You will have to try the twinkies and let us know how they turn out!


sstardust17 Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 9:45am

OMG...I made the filling last night and it was awesome. Everyone at work tried some and said it was amazing. I hope the people at the baby shower like it!! Thanks for the help luv2cake!!

Sugar_Plum_Fairy Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 10:17am

That sounds so good. The other day I made some, but used a recipe I found online for mock Devil Dogs, Ding Dongs, etc. The only thing was that I was a cup of Crisco - no butter. Yuck! I was so disappointed in the way it tasted. Wish I had seen this first. When the cake was eaten with the MMF it wasn't too bad. Sort of hid some of the chemical taste. But I will never use that recipe again. (Used for filling in between my bottom four layers of chocolate cake in my popcorn cake as my s-i-l loves Devil Dogs and the cake was for her birthday).

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